Animal Welfare Guidelines - Animals in Saleyards - Tasmania

Description

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to keep or sell animals in a public saleyard.

These guidelines are intended as a guide for people involved in the preparation and management of livestock for sale in saleyards. It includes aspects of on-farm preparation, unloading, pre- and post-sale handling, general care of livestock at saleyards, and emergency slaughter of sick, crippled or downer animals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Health and Welfare

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Animal Welfare

Animal Health and Welfare

Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 13 St Johns Avenue
Newtown
Tasmania 7008
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3263
Email: AnimalWelfare.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au