Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Pigs - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you are responsible for the welfare of pigs in intensive, deep litter or outdoor systems in Western Australia. The code outlines the basic needs of pigs and includes information on:

  • the provision of food and water
  • accommodation
  • husbandry
  • transport and slaughter
  • emergency euthanasia
  • quality assurance systems and record keeping.

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

Contact details

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