Code of Practice for Farming Deer in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to farm deer in Western Australia.

This code outlines minimum welfare requirements for the care and management of farmed deer and should be read in conjunction with other relevant codes of practice. Topics covered by the code include:

  • food and water
  • protection from climate extremes and predation
  • disease and injury
  • accommodation and handling
  • transportation.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

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