Code of Practice for Pigeon Keeping and Racing in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to handle or use racing pigeons in Western Australia. This code outlines the minimum welfare requirements for the care and management of racing pigeons and includes guidelines relating to:

  • exercise
  • carriage and conveyance
  • use of pigeons for competitions
  • the provision of feed and water.

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 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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