Animal Welfare Guidelines - Pigs

​​The Tasmanian Animal Welfare Guidelines for pigs are the recommended practices and guidelines contained in the Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animal​s - Pigs, Third edition, PISC Report 92.

This document contains nationally agreed standards and guidelines for the care and management of pigs. It covers the provision of food and water, accommodation, husbandry and emergency euthanasia.

The standards in t​he Model Code​​ of Practice, except for Standards 4.1.5 relating to sow stalls, are legally enforceable in Tasmania. Note that in Tasmania the​ use of sow stalls is ​​pr​​​ohibited except in limited circumstances.


For further information on Animal Welfare Guidelines:​​

Contact

Animal Welfare Enquiries
13 St Johns Avenue
New Town TAS 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3777
Email: AnimalWelfareEnquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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