Livestock Evaluations

Mandate

Under the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program, and in accordance with the Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act, as amended, the municipal Livestock Evaluators will:

  • Carry out a full and impartial investigation within 72 hours of receiving the notification of the injury or death of livestock or poultry;
  • Take three to six colour photos per kill/injury incurred and collecting all necessary information to accurately complete the application;
  • Municipal investigators are responsible for providing a completed program application to the owner and municipality within seven business days of completing an investigation; and
  • Territorial investigators are responsible for providing a completed program application to the owner and OMAFRA's program adnministrator within seven business days of completing an investigation, as well as any additional evidence from the owner.

For more information, review the Livestock Evaluators Terms of Reference.

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