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


You will need 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. They recognise the vulnerability of very young calves and cover those aspects of welfare unique to these animals in general and the bobby calf trade in particular.

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 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.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Animal Welfare

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 13 St Johns Avenue
Tasmania 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3263