Prohibited feed laws

Laws against supplying and feeding prohibited feed (swill) to pigs, poultry and ruminants.



Find out what you can and can’t legally feed pigs, including the risks and penalties associated with swill feeding.


Swill must not be fed to poultry. Swill may contain bacteria or viruses that cause serious diseases that can be passed on to poultry that are fed swill.

Chicken litter feeding ban

Feeding chicken litter and any other material containing chicken faeces to ruminants, pigs and poultry is banned in Queensland.