Manitoba Livestock Cash Advance Program



Please note that advances are limited to a maximum of $400,000.00, with the federal government paying the interest on the first $100,000.00 of the advance (includes all APP advances with other organizations). All repayments made are put towards the interest free portion of all advances first.

 Standard APP Advance: Cattle/Sheep/Bison/Goats
- Advance is based on the number of live heads. Choose the rate per head that is closest to the anticipated selling weight of the animals. Breeding inventory is not eligible.

- Sale proceeds of Livestock must go directly on the advance within 30 days of receipt of payment from the buyer or 60 days of delivery to the buyer (whichever is earlier). Proof of must be provided with your payment.

- Repayments are calculated using the rate per unit in effect at the time of the advance.

- Proof of sale must be provided or the penalty is prime plus 0%

Cheques are to made payable to Manitoba Livestock Cash Advance Inc. (MLCA). Please attach proof of sale with repayment.

Continuous Flow Operations: Cattle/Sheep/Bison/Goats: 12 Month Advance (i.e.: Feedlots or revolving inventory)

*"Continuous Flow Operation means a farming operation where the animal inventory remains constant during the prodution cycle through continuous rotation of animals (animals sold or disposed of are immediately replaced with new ones)."

- Proof of sale is required by maturity date, based on the number of heads that were originally pledged, or the penalty is prime plus 0%

- Repayments are calculated using the rate per unit in effect at the time of advance.

- No CCIA tags required.

- ONLY ONE 12-MONTH CONTINUOUS FLOW OPERATION ADVANCE IS ALLOWED PER PRODUCTION PERIOD 

- Repayments are made at the end of the 12 month term. Ensure that you have sale slips for at least the number of head that was originally pledged. Proof of sale must be from within the 12 month term of the advance.

-The advance is calculated using the amount of inventory that you wish to pledge for an advance. Please put the heads into the category of their anticipated selling weight. Breeding inventory are not eligible

Grain Advances: Barley/Canola/Corn/Oats/Rye/Soybeans/Wheat

-1st Instalment: Based on intended seeded acreage (60% of advance amount)

-2nd Instalment: Based on Actual seeded acreage (Remaining 40% of requested advance)

-Post-Production & Stored Advance: Advance based on commodity that has been harvested and in the bin.

18 month production period.

Repayments are to be made within 30 days from receipt of payment from the buyer or 60 days from delivery to the buyer, whichever is earlier. Proof of sale required.

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