Calf Welfare, including Bobby Calves

​​​​​​Calves are covered by the ​Animal Welfare (Cattle) Regulations 2023, as well as the Animal Welfare (Transport of Livestock) Regulations.  These regulations are complemented by the​ animal welfare guidelines below:

 Animal Welfare Guidelines - Trade and Transport of Calves, including Bobby Calves (PDF 396Kb)

Additional Information:​​

Caring for bobb​y calves before and during transport.​

Bobby calves must not be transported across Bass Strait.

Report animal cruelty​​​​​

RSPCA Inspectorate
Phone: 1300 139 947


Animal Welfare Reporting

Program Coordinator (Animal Welfare)
13 St Johns Avenue,
New Town, TAS, 7008.