Veterinarian Equipment

50% Cost Share to a Maximum of $5,000

Application must be pre-approved prior to equipment purchase in order to qualify.

Equipment and Facilities Guidelines

Applicants can only receive one Veterinarian Equipment cost share reimbursement per year.

Application Period: July 1 - August 1, 2016

Reimbursement Deadline: May 1, 2017

ELIGIBLE ITEMS:

  1. Mobile veterinary unit inserts
  2. Mobile veterinary full body units
  3. Commercial head gate
  4. Squeeze chute
  5. Palpation cage
  6. Curved or offset working chute
  7. Holding chute/alleyway
  8. Loading chute and/or system
  9. Crowding tub and/or system
  10. Holding pen and/or hospital pen
  11. Animal scales
  12. Hoof trimming table/chute
  13. Semen tank
  14. Radio frequency readers (must be capable of reading animal identification approved by U.S. Department of Agriculture)
  15. Computer & software for reading scanners (must provide recording and transmittal of animal identification)
  16. BSE equipment (limited to the following items):
    • Electroejaculator and leads
    • Semen collection device and holder
    • Insulated jacket cover for semen sample
    • Microscope
    • Warming stage for cold weather
    • Semen stains and fixatives

INELIGIBLE ITEMS:

  1. Used equipment

For additional information

Rachel McKee
(615) 837-5277
rachel.mckee@tn.gov