Animal Welfare Guidelines - Muttonbirds

​​Guidelines for the humane killing of muttonbirds (shearwaters).​

Two methods (as described in these Guidelines) have been endorsed. It is the re​​sponsibility of the harvester to use the method that will ensure a humane kill that does not cause unreasonable or unjustifiable pain or suffering to the chick.

Animal Welfare Guideli​nes - Muttonbirds (Shearwaters) (123 KB)

​To report animal cruelty:
RSPCA Inspectorate
Phone: 1300 139 947