Caring for our sheep

Caring for our sheep

The health and wellbeing of our animals is fundamental to sustainable production and of critical importance to our stakeholders. It is also a priority of industry, with significant funds invested in research and adoption each year, to support best practice and high standards of welfare and ways to continually improve.


1. Animal care and handling

1.1 Reduce, refine and replace painful husbandry practices

1.2 Implement best practice sheep management

1.3 Ensure humane processing and on-farm euthanasia

2. Animal health

2.1 Prevent and manage disease