This code outlines the basic requirements for persons responsible for the welfare and husbandry of deer. It provides guidance for managers, stockmen and others on a range of requirements for the welfare of deer, including:
- food and water
- shelters and accommodation
- management practices
- protection from climate extremes and predators
- health and well-being
Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. However, by complying with this code you can demonstrate that you have met your legal obligations.