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AI is a viral disease that can affect the respiratory, enteric (digestive) or nervous system of many kinds of poultry and other birds. Clinical signs of AI are variable and depend on factors such as strain of the virus, the pathogenicity (disease-producing capability) of the virus, host species,...
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...
Application Form for Abattoir Strategic Enhancement Project (ASEP)
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.
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...
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...
The purpose of this plan is to outline initial responses of the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land (DAL) in the event of Small Hive Beetle detection on PEI and the orders that may be issued to producers or renters as a result.
Application form for identifying livestock and poutry premises on PEI.