How to Apply

Producers are required to complete an application to access the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program.

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Feeder Cattle Coverage

With Western Livestock Price Insurance for feeder cattle, you’re in control.  Select the coverage that works for your operation and lock-in market price protection to avoid unexpected declines.  Feeder price insurance is available year-round and coverage can be purchased every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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How to Participate

Purchasing livestock price insurance is a three step process:

1.  Complete an Application

  • To participate in the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program, producers are required to complete an application.
  • Download and fill out the forms available at (or at any SCIC office).
  • ​Submit completed forms to your local SCIC office. 

2.  Application Approval

  • SCIC will review and approve the application and forward it to the WLPIP administrator for processing.
  • You will then receive two emails from the WLPIP administrator; one verifying account set-up and another containing your activation key (required to purchase policies online). Please note, it can take up to two business days to receive the activation key.

3.  Purchase Insurance

  • Online: Online purchasing is available with a credit card. Use the activation key to establish your online account through Once an online account is created, you are able to purchase policies, monitor premiums/coverage levels, pay premiums and file claims.
  • By phone or in-person: Producers also have the option to purchase livestock price insruance by phone or in person. Visit your local SCIC office or call 1-888-935-0000. 

If you are having any problems accessing or purchasing your WLPIP policy online, please contact your local SCIC office.