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Wildlife Damage

  • Glad you asked...

    The program provides a way for landowners and rural municipalities (RMs) to have wild boars removed, which pose a threat to the environment, farm operations and to other livestock. SCIC has teams of experienced hunters and trappers who are ready to respond to reported sightings. For more information, visit our website: Feral Wild Boar Control Program

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    The Feral Wild Boar Control Program operates as part of the Wildlife Damage Compensation Program. Along with coordinating removal of problem wild boar, SCIC can provide compensation for any crop or livestock damage caused by the pest. Under the Wildlife Damage Compensation Program, you can receive up to 100 per cent compensation on damage caused by wild boars. You do not have to be an existing SCIC customer to qualify for compensation.

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    If you see a wild boar, report it SCIC. Call us at 1-888-935-0000 or email us at customer.service@scic.ca.
    You can also call or text the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (SaskPork) reporting line at 1-833-PIG-SPOT.

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    Up to 100 per cent compensation is available on damage caused by ducks, geese, blackbirds and sandhill cranes.

    It is important to contact your local customer service office prior to harvesting or feeding and grazing any damaged crop so it can be assessed. Compensation is provided on a spot-loss basis and will be based on the yield loss of the crop in the damaged area.

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    SCIC provides compensation to all Saskatchewan producers for injury or death to eligible livestock.

    Animals eligible for compensation include cattle, sheep, goats, bison, horse, hogs (excluding wild boar), elk and specialty livestock. Compensation is eligible on predation by coyotes, bears, cougars, lynxes, fox, wolves, bobcats, birds of prey, scavenging birds, raccoons, skunks, badgers, minks, weasels or any other wild animal causing injury or death to eligible livestock. Up to 100 per cent compensation is available for death and up to 80 per cent of the animal’s value to cover veterinary costs associated with injuries.

    Contact your local SCIC office or call 1-888-935-000 as soon as damage is discovered.

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    All Saskatchewan producers are eligible to file a wildlife damage claim. The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides compensation to all Saskatchewan producers.

    You do not have to be a Crop Insurance customer to be eligible for compensation.

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    The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides compensation to producers who experience wildlife damage to alternate feed, stacked hay and forage. All Saskatchewan producers are eligible for wildlife damage compensation. You do not have to be a Crop Insurance customer to be eligible and there is no enrolment required to register a claim.

    Report any damage to SCIC as soon as you notice it. Contact your local SCIC office or call: 1-888-935-0000.