Resiliency and Public Trust

Predator Resistant Fence Construction


Financial assistance is available for construction of the following fence types that reduce the risk of livestock predation:

  • Predator Resistant Fence: deters predators from attacking livestock by fencing calving areas, pastures, and extended grazing areas.
  • Dead Compost Pen: limits attraction of predators to farms by disposing of mortalities in a fenced deadstock compost area.

Intake Information

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Eligible Applicants

  • Agricultural Crown Land forage lease holders
  • Association of Manitoba Community Pastures
  • Indigenous primary producers and communities, including First Nations and Métis
  • Primary producers

Eligible Expenses

  • Incremental Personal Labour
  • Incremental Personal Equipment Use
  • Subcontracted Services Third-party
  • Equipment Rental
  • Materials and Supplies
  • Provincial Sales Tax (PST)

For more information on eligible project expenses, see the Program Guide

Project Timeline

Application Worksheets must be submitted by 11:59PM on June 14, 2024, and approved projects must be completed by October 31, 2024.

Cost Share Funding

Eligible applicants can be reimbursed up to 75 per cent of total approved eligible expenses, to a maximum of $10,000. The total amount eligible will vary by project and will be based on size, type, and purpose of the fence constructed.

Additional Information and Documents

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Program Terms and Conditions Program Guide for Fencing