You will need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to keep or sell animals in a public saleyard.
These guidelines set out the minimum animal welfare requirements for animals being sold or held in public saleyards. The intention of the guidelines is to:
- set out the responsibilities of all persons concerned with this operation, including the saleyard operators, saleyard owners, vendors, livestock agents, livestock transport drivers, stockmen and saleyard attendants.
- encourage suitable preparation and efficient, considerate treatment of animal so that stress is minimised at all stages of the saleyard operation.