Livestock Indemnity Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to reimburse producers up to 75 percent of the market value of animals lost due to adverse weather conditions. Adverse weather conditions under LIP include wildfires. All classes of cattle are eligible for reimbursement including cows, bulls and calves. For 2020, a claim for a bull is paid out at $1,156.86, a cow at $889.89 and non-adult cattle (calves) from $162.89 per head to $951.60 per head depending on weight. Learn more by clicking the factsheet button below.