Animal Welfare Guidelines - Husbandry of Captive Bred Emus - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to breed emus in captivity.

These guidelines set out the minimum requirements for the welfare of captive-bred emus. They are intended as a guide for those responsible for the welfare and husbandry of emus that have been bred and / or reared in captivity.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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