The uslp website allows you to purchase a warranty on your eligible livestock to help shield you from specified losses related to mortality, revenue loss/additional expense and traceback liability claims. Information on this page describes the warranty product and other relevant information.
uslp Membership Guidelines
uslp Sample Feedlot Warranty Text (PDF)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
View Video Introduction to uslp
The warranty for mortality and quarantine for beef cattle addresses FMD, BSE, TB, Brucellosis, and Anthrax. Historically, USDA and/or state agencies have required quarantine and/or depopulation as the methods of containment and eradication for these beef cattle diseases. The links below take you to informational documents prepared by uslp which provide brief discussions of the U.S. history for the five specified diseases covered under the Beef Cattle Warranty product.
uslp Prepared Documents
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Foot and Mouth Disease
The links below provide some of the information available from the US government concerning required responses to control and eradicate outbreaks of the five diseases covered under the Beef Cattle Warranty. Additionally, some linked documents provide the user with the regulations governing federal government payments for certain livestock disease related destruction orders and the cooperative agreement for reporting instances of disease outbreaks in the US to the relevant authorities.
Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication: Uniform Methods and Rules, January 1, 2005
Bovine Brucellosis Eradication: Uniform Methods and Rules, October 1, 2003
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Code of Federal Regulations (search cattle, poultry, livestock, etc.)
National Animal Health Reporting System (NAHRS) Operational Manual and Uniform Methods and Rules Draft September 2008
The following links will open uslp-created example feedlot warranties for various operations and regions in the U.S.