Animal welfare

Animal welfare is vital for every farm and is at the core of every farm plan.

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Welfare overview

The Australian dairy industry is a leader in animal welfare.

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Welfare regulations

The Australian dairy industry supports the vision of the Australian Animal Welfare Strategy.

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Cow welfare and good management practices.

Calf welfare


Rearing and housing healthy calves.

Bobby calves

Bobby calves

Caring for bobby calves on-farm and during transport.

Industry extension and training

Industry extension & training programs

Animal welfare issues are integrated into many industry extension and training programs.