Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Domestic Poultry - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to keep domestic poultry.

This code is a guide for people responsible for the welfare and husbandry of domestic poultry. It outlines minimum standards of husbandry that are acceptable. Special requirements for various species are given in the appendices.

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

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (Domestic Poultry) Regulations 2013 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