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Manitoba's premises identification system maps out parcels of land where livestock and poultry are grown, kept, assembled or disposed of. All owners and operators of premises with livestock and poultry must supply basic land information by completing an application.
This information is then entered into a confidential database and a unique national Premises Identification Number is assigned to the contact. In a crisis, such as a disease outbreak or natural emergency, officials can use the Premises Identification database to quickly identify individuals who may be affected.
Manitoba is working with federal, provincial and industry partners to achieve this critical step towards a traceability system.
There are many benefits to owners and operators of premises with livestock and poultry who have a national Premises Identification Number, which includes:
There is no cost to participate in this program. Your participation will assist the industry in the planning and management of animal health and food safety emergencies.
Read more about the Premises Identification Program in this brochure, email us at email@example.com, call us at 204-945-7684 or contact your local Manitoba Agriculture Growing Opportunities (GO) Office.
12:55 - Learn more about the Premises Identification Program
16:00 - Learn some tips on how to fill out the Premises Identification application form