The Town of Erin's Legislative Services Department processes claims for damages (killed or injured) to livestock or poultry caused by wildlife as outlined in the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program.
Damage claims are referred to the Clerk's Division or the Municipality's Livestock Valuer within 48 hours of discovering the incident. All claims will be inspected by the Municipality's Livestock Valuer who will provide a report. The Valuer is responsible to investigate claims and determine the type of predator that is responsible.
The Valuer completes a detailed written report of his/her findings and submits a copy to the Municipal Clerk and the owner. Within the report is the amount of compensation in accordance with the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program.
Town of Erin Valuer: Rob Fletcher
Phone number: 519-831-8983
If you have general questions about the program, please contact the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs at 1-877-424-1300.