Livestock Program

Amendments to Legislation Governing Livestock

The Livestock Manure and Mortalities Management Regulation Amendment takes effect on January 1, 2018. Background information and FAQs are available on the Sustainable Development public registry.  The amendment aligns with The Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2017, which received Royal Assent on November 10, 2017 and is in force.  The Act removes the general prohibition on the construction or expansion of manure storage facilities for hog operations across Manitoba.

The purpose of this program is to administer the Livestock Manure and Mortalities Management Regulation A team, including Environment Officers and Environmental Engineers, has been established for this purpose.  Team members are regionally based to provide local coverage, and centrally coordinated to ensure consistent delivery of the program.  Primary responsibilities include investigation of complaints, annual inspection of permitted manure storage facilities, inspection of manure storage facilities undergoing construction / modification / expansion, and enforcement of regulations on management of manure and mortalities.

Office and Staff Locations

Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

   Lac du Bonnet
   Portage La Prairie
(204) 346-6060
(204) 945-0675
(204) 641-4091
(204) 726-6565
(204) 345-1486
(204) 239-3868
(204) 622-2030
Environmental Approvals
   Livestock Section Manager
   Manure Management Plans
   Technical Review Officer
(204) 945-8541
(204) 945-3078
(204) 945-4384
(204) 945-8321
(204) 782-3890
Emergency Response
 24 hour emergency reporting line   

The following documents will be made available in Accessible, Microsoft Word, or hardcopy format upon request.

Applications and Instructions
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Information Bulletins and Guidelines

Technical Reference Documents:
Manure Management Plan 


Red River Valley Special Management Area:
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