Information on how to get a livestock movement licence.
To help prevent the spread or outbreak of animal diseases you should be aware of animal health and welfare legislation which applies to your business.
The council enforces legislation on animal health and welfare and provides advice on:
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) website provides further guidance on animal health and welfare.
DEFRA - Animal Welfare (external website)
You can contact the animal health duty officer by:
Telephone number: (01482) 396107
We can offer advice on record keeping requirements and the disposal of fallen stock.
The Animal and Plant Health Agency website also offers advice and guidance registering as a livestock keeper.
Animal and Plant Health Agency (external website)