No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Livestock Insurance Program is designed to provide insurance to compensate Newfoundland and Labrador producers for the death or injury of sheep, goats, dairy cattle or beef cattle caused by dogs or other predators. Producers, who register their animals for insurance prior to April 1 of each year and who pay the insurance premiums, are covered until March 31 in the event any of their animals are killed or severely injured (need to be put down) by a predator.
Comments on Funding:
No other details available.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
Applicants must submit the completed applications accompanied by premiums to the Livestock Owners Compensation Board's Corner Brook office by April 1.
When the completed application is received by the Board, a "Contract of Insurance" is issued to the livestock owner. The contract outlines the responsibilities and duties of both the livestock owner and the Board. It also lists all livestock insured under the contract upon certification of ear tag numbers or registration papers by Board representatives.
Newly purchased livestock must be insured within 30 days of purchase. Proof of purchase (i.e. receipt) will be required. Lambs must be insured within 30 days after birth.
Applicant must submit:
To initiate a claim, the livestock owner must: