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