Premises Identification links livestock and poultry to geographic locations and is an important part of a full traceability system that also includes animal identification and animal movement.
If you raise livestock or poultry, or they are transported to and from your parcel of land, a Premises ID is an important step in protecting the health and safety of your animals and those of other British Columbia and Canadian producers.
B.C. livestock and poultry owners are invited to provide basic land and contact information for their premises by completing a Premises Identification Registration Form and submitting it to the Ministry of Agriculture. There is no cost to participate in the program. Information collected will assist both industry and government in the planning and management of animal disease outbreaks or other emergencies threatening animal or human health.
A premises is a parcel of land where animals, plants or food are grown, kept, assembled or disposed of and includes such places as:
Submit completed forms
BCPID, Ministry of Agriculture
1767 Angus Campbell Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2M3