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Application Form for Abattoir Strategic Enhancement Project (ASEP)
The PEI Department of Agriculture and Land (DAL) has established the Abattoir Strategic Enhancement Project (ASEP) to enhance the processing capacity of PEI’s abattoirs by supporting initiatives to increase capital investment. This will contribute to improved operations and increased...
This report is the results from the PEI Animal Welfare Survey that was developed by the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land in in 2021 to understand public knowledge, attitudes and practices towards animal welfare and identify gaps in the animal welfare laws and policies on PEI.
Input received from Islanders through the animal welfare survey has been compiled and released in a report today. The PEI Animal Welfare Survey Report contains valuable input from over 4,000 people and will help government better understand public knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to...
This document was developed by a working group consisting of Canadian public health and animal health experts, with representation from federal and provincial/territorial governments, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, and academia. It takes into consideration past and current research on...
Recent diagnosed cases of Streptococcus Equi (Strangles) on Prince Edward Island and Equine Herpes Virus (neurological strain) in both Quebec and Ontario are concerning. Both diseases are highly contagious and horse owners must be vigilant about monitoring their horses’ health and maintaining it...
What is strangles?, Strangles is a highly contagious disease affecting horses and other equids caused by a bacteria., What are the clinical signs of strangles?, Clinical signs of strangles can include fever, lethargy, nasal discharge, soft cough, reluctance to eat or drink, abnormal head...
NOTICE, PEI Analytical Laboratories is committed to providing testing services to our clients at this difficult time while respecting the guidelines outlined by the CPHO. Public access to PEI Analytical Laboratories will remain 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. , Please ensure that the...
The Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land (DAL) has established the PEI Dairy Beef Cross Calf Pilot Project (DBCCP) to collect PEI-specific data concerning raising dairy beef cross calves. Data and information collected by the Project will be reviewed in order to better understand...
A permit for each lot of seed potatoes originating outside of PEI must be obtained from the Minister of Agriculture and Land prior to being planted on Prince Edward Island. This is pursuant to Section 12 of the Potatoes Regulations . A permit will be issued for each approved lot of seed potatoes...