Wildlife damage to livestock and poultry
Learn about the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program and get resources to help you protect livestock and poultry from wildlife attacks.
Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program
Learn about application requirements, processing, assessment, payment and appeals processes under the Program.
Learn about municipal responsibilities to respond to wildlife predation calls, review and submit program applications.
Learn about eligibility and the steps to take if you find your livestock or poultry injured or killed by wildlife.
Learn how to complete an application form when investigating livestock or poultry that have been injured or killed due to wildlife predation.
Learn how to submit an application when your bee colonies, beehives or beehive-related equipment are damaged by wildlife.
Learn how to complete an application form when investigating wildlife damage to bee colonies, beehives or beehive-related equipment.
Forms and applications
Note: Municipal Investigators or Bee Investigators complete application forms when they visit your property to investigate wildlife damage.
Municipal Investigators use this form to report wildlife damage to livestock or poultry.
Additional animal form (PDF)
Municipal Investigators can use this form if a livestock owner is reporting damage to more than one livestock or poultry animal. Submit this form with the livestock and poultry application form.
Bee Investigators use this form to report damage to bee colonies, beehives and beehive equipment.
Reasonable care plan (PDF)
Fill out this form if you have submitted five applications under the program in one calendar year.
Municipal Investigators can use this form to register for Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program information and training sessions.
The standardized compensation rates and premiums for the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program.
Resources to prevent wildlife attacks
How to use donkeys as guard animals to protect sheep.
Learn about fencing options to keep coyotes out of pastures.