Moving and selling livestock
Australia leads the world with its system of livestock identification and traceability. This system, and the regulations governing the movement and sale of livestock, make our food safer and more competitive in international export markets.
National Livestock Identification System
he National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) ensures that the lifetime movements of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats can be identified within Australia.
Livestock movement records
Find out when you need to use a movement record to trace stock movement.
Branding and earmarking
Requirements, guidelines and advice on branding livestock in Queensland.
Livestock entry requirements for Queensland
Before moving livestock into Queensland, owners must certify the health of their animals by completing the prescribed movement records.
Legal requirements when transporting animals
Requirements, guidelines and advice on moving livestock within and into Queensland.
Animal welfare during transport
Guidelines to help ensure the welfare of animals being transported by land, including special requirements for birds, cattle and dogs.
All about livestock standstills in Queensland, for livestock owners, transporters and others in the livestock industry.