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How to Report a Claim

Losses of livestock or poultry due to predation should immediately be reported to Animal Services to allow a Livestock Valuer to investigate, as follows:

  • Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. contact 905.584.2272 x. 4698.
  • After hours contact 1.800.563.7881

Claims and compensation for losses are regulated by the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program and the Protection of Livestock and Poultry from Dogs Act.

Please note that in order to be eligible to receive compensation, you must provide a Premise ID number and a valid Farm Business Registration number at the time of the claim.

For more information

For more information and requirements for eligibility visit OMAFRA's website or contact OMAFRA at 1.877.424.1300.


Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please note our new phone number (effective January 2, 2019): 905.584.2272 x. 4698.

For after-hours emergencies please call 1.800.563.7881