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Producer – Establishing Isolation or Segregation Facilities

Value

Maximum of $25,000

Description

Producer – Establishing Isolation or Segregation Facilities support projects that will focus on reducing biosecurity risks into, within, and out of high-risk areas of the operation, in a measurable or proven way.

Eligible Applicants

Producers of all farmed animal species who wish to prevent the introduction and spread of disease on farm through establishing facilities to support isolation and/or segregation of sick and/or high-risk animals.

Preference is currently given to projects that support sheep, goat, veal, beef cattle and farmed cervids.

Applicants must have completed:

  • A farm-wide assessment against national biosecurity standards that supports need for the project
    • This may be completed by the applicant or by a qualified third party, such as a licensed veterinarian
    • Assessment requirements can be found at ontariosoilcrop.org
  • An applicable Biosecurity Workshop or equivalent
  • A site sketch identifying existing and proposed:
    • Structures and buildings
    • Controlled access points
    • Controlled and restricted access Zones
    • Flow of animals and people

Eligible Expenses

Operational improvements as preventive measures to reduce the risk of the introduction and spread of disease, including:

  • Construction of a new or modification of an existing structure for a quarantine or isolation facility for sick animals
    • Structure must have a controlled access point, be easily cleaned and disinfected, and house animals separately with no direct contact, shared feed, water or housing
  • Construction of a new or modification of an existing structure, to create segregation areas for distinct, high-risk co-horts (e.g., newborns)
  • Construction of a new or modification of an existing structure, to create an animal treatment or work area for service personnel
  • In-kind contributions

Deadline Date

  Please click the link indicated below for update.

Contact

Contact Name: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Phone Number: 1-877-424-1300

E-mail Address: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

Website: https://ontarioprogramguides.net/pc-en-ahim-pd-c/

Industry: Agriculture, Location: Ontario ,
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