New AU Guidelines for Land Transport of Livestock

Livestock Transport News Article - More News2012-10-21

The land transport standards and guidelines cover the transport of livestock by road, rail and by livestock transport vehicle aboard a ship. They apply to the major commercial livestock industries in Australia: cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, alpacas, poultry (broilers, layers, turkeys, ducks, geese, pheasants, guinea fowl, partridge, quail and pigeons), emus, ostriches, buffalo, deer and camels. There are general standards and guidelines that are relevant to all species (part A) and a separate chapter for each industry (part B).

The standards and guidelines are relevant to all those involved in the care and management of livestock that are transported, including: owners, agents, drivers, transport companies, and livestock handlers at farming enterprises, depots, saleyards, feedlots, and livestock processing plants.

This guidelines can be found at Land transport : Animal Welfare Standards

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