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All Owners Of Livestock Must Be Registered, Even if you only have 1

All Owners Of Livestock Must Be Registered, Even if you only have 1

 

If you own or keep any of the following in Queensland, you must be registered as a biosecurity entity:

 

  • 1 or more:
    • cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, bison, buffalo, deer
    • or
    • alpacas, llamas, or other animals from the Camelidae family
    • or
    • horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, zebras, or other animals from the Equidae family.

 

  • 100 or more birds that:
    • are raised for human consumption (e.g. poultry)
    • or
    • are raised for the production of eggs for human consumption (e.g. poultry)
    • or
    • have been released into free flight since they started being kept in captivity (e.g. pigeons)

 

  • 1 or more beehives.

 

You must be registered even if you don't own the land where you keep your animals, for example, if:

 

  • you are a lessee
  • your animals are agisted on someone else's land
  • you keep beehives on someone else's land.

 

A person, persons or organisation can be registered as a biosecurity entity.

 

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/livestock/biosecurity-entity-registration