The table below shows how many cattle, donkey and/or mules you can have on your property.
Property size (square metres)
Without Animal keeping approval
With Animal keeping approval
0 to 2,000
2,001 to 4,000
1 (except bulls)
4,001 to 40,000
1 per 4,000 square metres
Up to 20, with no more than 1 per 4,000 square metres
Donkeys and mules
1 (except entire male donkeys or mules)
Animals are not counted until they are 12 months old.
To apply for an Animal keeping approval, please see Animal keeping local laws and permits.
You may need a development approval if you want to keep more animals than an animal keeping approval allows. For more information please see Development in Logan.
Preventing your animals from wandering is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. Enclosures should be in a clean and tidy condition at all times.
Enclosures must not be:
As a responsible pet owner, you must make sure that keeping the animals does not cause:
For more information about Animal Keeping Local Laws, please visit Local Law No. 4 (Animal Management) 2002, or Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002 (PDF 474 KB).