Publications and toolkits for the Safeguarding our Animals, Safeguarding our Reputation programme.


Benefits of shelter and shade for sheep and cattle [PDF, 2.7 MB]


Fitness for transport guidance brochure [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Caring for bobby calves being transported for processing [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Transporting Dairy Cows – Preventing downer cows [PDF, 1 MB]


Are your animals fit for transport? [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Fit for transport – guidance for drivers handling calves [PDF, 793 KB]


The Bobby Calf Working Group has developed 4 training videos to help truck drivers to meet their requirements under the Animal Welfare (Calves) Regulations 2016. The videos provide good practice advice for selecting, loading, and handling calves, and can be used by transport companies as part of their animal welfare training.

Click here to see the videos

Other websites

Resources about animal health and welfare on other websites include:

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Dairy NZ

Deer Industry New Zealand  

Federated Farmers of New Zealand

New Zealand Petfood Manufacturers Association

New Zealand Pork

Poultry Industry Association NZ

Road Transport Forum NZ

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