African Swine Fever & Disease Insurance
January 17, 2020
African swine fever (ASF) continues to be an imposing threat to U.S. hog producers. While it’s unknown if and when the virus will reach North America, you can take steps now to prepare for this potential risk.
ASF and disease coverage through Cottingham & Butler is specifically designed to cover animal mortality due to government or enforced slaughter for an insured disease. The coverage can be modified to include an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), PRRS, PEDV, Foot & Mouth, and other viral illnesses.
- Policy cover loss of income from livestock should governmental action occur.
- The policy is extremely flexible and can be written to meet your needs and risk retention tolerance.
- Coverage provided if an outbreak of an insured disease first occurs or manifests itself during the policy period.
- Occurrence limits begin from the first positive test and ends when the USDA declares an end to the outbreak at the insured location.
Cottingham & Butler is here to help mitigate your risk and protect your operation from potentially catastrophic impacts, like African swine fever. Contact us today for insight into best practices you can use to reduce your exposure and how this insurance coverage can be customized to meet your needs.
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