Support Program for the Eradication of Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids
For the first category, the aid is paid as compensation for the slaughter and disposal of cervids targeted by the eradication program and covers the market value of the animals, as well as the transportation and slaughter costs incurred. Eligible producers will receive maximum $6,000 per castrated male over one year of age and $3,000 for all other cervids.
For the second category, the aid is paid as compensation for additional expenses incurred by businesses to implement the sanitary measures ordered. Eligible cervid farm businesses will receive maximum $20,000.