Producers have many options when it comes to selling their livestock. Of course the focus is on maximising returns for their work and investment in getting livestock ready for sale. Saleyards are one option and there are a number of reasons why this is a good option, but there are also several things to
Animal welfare legislation & livestock transport The Australian Animal Welfare Standards for the Land Transport of Livestock (the Standards) define specific requirements in relation to livestock transport in Australia.The Standards are enforceable. It is an offence to load and transport an animal in a way that causes, or is likely to cause, it unnecessary harm.