Code of Practice for Poultry in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to handle or use poultry in Western Australia. This code outlines the minimum welfare requirements for the care and management of domestic poultry. Activities covered by the code include:

  • housing
  • food and water
  • health and distress
  • transport
  • sale
  • slaughtering establishments and practices.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Contact details

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