You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to use or handle animals at saleyards in Western Australia.
This code applies to all stock handlers, including:
- truck drivers
- livestock agency staff
- stock inspectors
- saleyard managers
- any staff involved in the management of animals at saleyards.
The code aims to minimise stress caused to all livestock by encouraging their efficient and considerate treatment and handling. It includes areas such as:
- pre and post sale handling
- the provision of feed, water and shelter
- general care of livestock at saleyards.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.