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Livestock welfare funding available

The Livestock Welfare Producer Program is now accepting applications.

The program offers reimbursement for 50 per cent of approved capital and non-capital costs to a maximum of $50,000.

The main areas covered by this program are implementation of humane methods of livestock euthanasia, adoption of mass destruction technologies for compromised livestock, and adoption of low-stress livestock-handling systems. Applicants must have completed a Livestock Welfare Risk Assessment and applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information and to apply, go to growingforward.alberta.ca.

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