Animal Welfare Guidelines - Trade and Transport of Calves, including Bobby Calves - Tasmania

Description

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to transport calves. These guidelines apply to all those associated with the production, transport and sale of young calves, including bobby calves.

It is intended to:

  • establish who has the legal duty of care for the welfare of young calves being transported or traded, and sets out the responsibilities of those concerned
  • encourage all those associated with the transport or trade of young calves, including bobby calves, to adopt the highest standards of husbandry.

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