Livestock Tag Reader Rebate

The Traceability Adoption Program includes a Livestock Tag Reader Rebate sub-program which offers a rebate to livestock operators who purchase and install approved tag readers.


Livestock Tag Reader Rebate Program


Available funding

The maximum annual funding per Eligible Participant is $3,500.

Participants are eligible for 70% of project costs, up to the maximum funding level.  Participants may apply for funding each year for new eligible activities only.  Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eligible participants

Eligible participants are required to:

  • have a business registration number
  • constitute a legal entity
  • have an active GST number and file business/farm income taxes in B.C.
  • be registered in the Premises Identification Program.  Registration can happen simultaneously with the application.

Eligible activities

  • Purchase and installation of livestock tag readers:
  • Purchase and installation of traceability software that is compatible with the tag readers
  • Staff training by a vendor to implement tag readers

How to apply

Download the application form.

Submit the completed, signed application and supporting documentation by using your preferred method from the list below:

By Email: 

By Fax: 604-806-7806

Attn: Jen McIntyre

By Mail: Attn: Jen McIntyre,

BC Traceability Funding Programs
PwC LLP 250 Howe Street, Suite 1400
Vancouver, BC V6C 3S7

Canadian Agricultural Partnership, Government of British Columbia, Government of Canada