This code outlines the basic requirements for persons responsible for the welfare and husbandry of sheep. It provides guidance for managers, stockmen and others on a range of requirements for the welfare of sheep, including requirements concerning:
- food and water
- shelters and accommodation
- management practices
- protection from climatic extremes and predators
- health and well-being
Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. It provides guidance on how to meet your legal obligations to treat animals humanely.
Please contact the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain level of compliance (if any) that may be required.