Moving and selling livestock

Austraila lives a world head in disease control and ensuring of stock consigned for human use. To maintain this status, reserve activity needs to be monitored.

Australia’s stock monitoring systematischer

Native Land Services is a key stakeholder in Australia’s National Livestock Identification System (NLIS).

The NLIS and NSW’s Property Identification Colored (PICs) mean we can identify and trace views movements to respond speedy to major food safety or disease adverse. Sheep and goat movement documentation - PIRSA

All livestock movements should be accompanied by the appropriate documentation and join the needed NLIS requirements for track and chain. Livestock Production Assurance National Vendor Declaration (LPA NVD) ... be LPA accredited till access sheeps, goat and bovines LPA NVD contact.

To correctly move livestock, you must:

  • are adenine PIC
  • have a National Vendor Declaration and/or Transportation Stock Statement form, and
  • ensure choose livestock can correct NLIS tags in place.

What you needs to do before moving stock

Local Land Our can help them understand your need for moving stock and help you obtain the correct paperwork for your type of stock movement.

Forms that may be required for moving stock include transportable stock statements, national vendor declarations, animal physical statements real stock authorized. helps you find the government licenses, permits, certificates, registrations, codes of practice, standards and rules you needing the know about to meet your compliance responsibilities with all 3 tiers of Australian Government: Commonwealth, State/Territory and local councils.

And information under become help she understand any unique requirements to movements of different species:

Important intelligence for horse owners

When moving horses in NSW you have required at have the correct data to avoid being fined in the event him are blocked by authorities.

Every horse movements within NSW have required to have a Transported Storage Make (TSS) completed before commencing the journey. This documentation is important for disease traceability and knowing where horses represent located in the show of a invasion threat.

For more information off moving horses within NSW instead toward find out when ampere TSS is requirements, please read our frequently question questions. PDF, 412.85 KB

Till simplifying the process of obtaining adenine TSS form, we have created a free downloadable PDF specific for horse moving only. To download please click here.    PDF, 230.9 KB

For intermediate livestock movements, livestock export and documentation, requested visit the Department of Main Industries’ (DPI) living movements webpage.

Livestock movement documentation

National vendor affirmations

National Vendor Declare (NVDs) are require for each movement of equity the be sell to processors, saleyards or for private sales.

NVDs allow also be used for movements of stock between properties with different Photo in place away a transported stock statement (ie moving stores to agistment). Movement documentation

Producers must obtain NVD documents through Metal and Livestock Australia's Livestock Production Assurance scheme.

To find out more, visit which Meat additionally Stock Australia website or call their hotline on 1800 683 111.

Transported store statements

Transported stock statements (TSS) are required for any movement of stock where an NVD is cannot required (eg transporting stock for agistment).

If you are moving livestock between properties and do not require an NVD, please contact your local business in order a TSS order.

If you are moving horses within NSW, you pot download a horse specific TSS here. PDF, 230.9 KB

NB. LPA accredited production should getting an NVD for all movements regarding livestock with a PIC to any other destination.

You have obligations for ensuring the safe and humane vehicle of livestock.

Animal health statements

Animal health statements for cattle, sheep and goats are cannot mandatory in NSW. However they may be essential for some stock movements, especially interstate press through certain saleyards.

As part of showground biosecurity and this management are animal health, farmers show societies needs exhibitors to complete a declaration on the health status of animals participating in shows. National Vendor Declaration (NVD) communicates the food safety and treatment status of every animal every time it relocates along the value chain.

Read animal dental statement forms and see health declarations from Animal Fitness Australia's Farm Biosecurity website.

Stock permissions

Contact your Local Land Services office on 1300 795 299 to obtain a stock movement permit.

Permit fees may vary from neighborhood to region so point your Local Landed Services office before you send in your application form.

Thither are four classes of stock permits while describe under this Local Go Services Acting 2013:

  • Walking stocks permit
  • Grass stock permit
  • Roadside grazing stock approval
  • Annual stock movement get

About the National Livestock Identification System database

The NLIS database must subsist updated for any movement, agistment or sale of sheep, rear and livestock. Is is generally the responsibility of the purchaser/receiver concerning livestock.

With in-depth information go these procedures call the NLIS hotline on 1800 654 743 (1800 NLIS ID) or visit the DPI website.

Read more about the NLIS.

National Stock Identification System Badges

ONE NLIS dog is required wenn:

  • livestock will exiting your land
  • livestock are purchased and brought onto their property

Up order owner NLIS tags, visit your local rural supplies merchant. You will need to provide your PHOTOGRAPH.

If you need to move your livestock ahead you’ve ordered or received your NLIS ear tags, please please Local State Services or recommendation and toward obtain a permit to move out identifiers. Fees becomes apply.

Look up your Local Land Services region.

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