Our processing establishment is certified under the Australian Livestock Processing Industry Animal Welfare Certification System – an independent certified animal welfare system that ensures livestock under our control from receival to humane processing are managed in accordance with best practice animal welfare standards. The system ensures the welfare of our cattle in feedlots and in transport, handling, feeding and presenting healthy and well conditioned animals for processing.

John Dee cares about our cattle.


John Dee recognises our obligation to the Warwick community to ensure effective environmental management of our processing operation. We aim to meet world environmental standards and the sustainability of our operation which will protect our community and environment for present and future generations.

Our objectives are:

  • achieve energy efficiencies

  • reduce consumption of materials, water, fuel, energy

  • reduce and recycle waste

  • implement recycling programmes

  • avoid use of environmentally damaging substances and materials

  • maintain a constant watch on modern advances in regards to environmental improvements