ValueMaximum of $25,000
Processor – Establishing Facilities to Manage Deadstock supports projects that focuses on reducing biosecurity risks into, within, and out of high-risk areas of the operation, in a measurable or proven way.
Processors of all farmed animal species who want to establish on-site facilities for the management of deadstock to prevent the introduction and spread of disease throughout the operation.
Preference is currently given to projects that support:
- Support provincially licensed abattoirs
- Support the disposal of sheep or goat deadstock
- Are located in areas with limited disposal options (e.g., Northern Ontario)
Establishment of on-site facility to handle and store deadstock and parts thereof efficiently and securely as a preventive measure to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of disease to animals and humans, including, but not limited to:
- Purchase or construction of a deadstock and parts thereof management system (e.g., composter, digester, incinerator [subject to regulatory requirements and restrictions], in-ground vessel) and associated runoff management
- New construction, or modifications to, structures or buildings to facilitate the handling, storage and removal of deadstock, or to securely store deadstock and parts thereof in a manner that prevents access or scavenging by wildlife and vermin
- New freezer or cooler systems for the temporary storage of deadstock and parts thereof or specified risk materials (SRM)
- In-kind labour and equipment costs of up to $2,000 in cost-share
- One-time labour costs specifically required for the project, such as contract salaries, benefits and specific per diem fees (excluding existing full- or part-time staff)
- One-time costs for rental of facilities, processing equipment or machinery required specifically for the project