Animal Welfare Guidelines - Sheep - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to graze sheep.

These guidelines set out the minimum requirements for the welfare of sheep under extensive production (grazing) conditions. They take account of significant differences in production practices on grazing properties, which are determined principally by climate and environment.

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.

Other resources

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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