The Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals: Transportation is currently under revision.
Timeline of Code development:
- Start: November 2018
- Public comment period: April to September 2022
- Projected completion: Spring 2023
The Codes of Practice are nationally developed guidelines for the care and handling of the different species of farm animals. The Codes contain recommendations for housing and management practices for farm animals as well as transportation and processing.
The Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals: Transportation was released in 2001.