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December 14, 2023
Equisure, part of the Amwins Underwriting division, has launched a new livestock insurance program offering animal mortality, disease and transit coverage for several types of livestock-related risks, providing clients with continuous access to extensive expertise in the livestock insurance space.
With over 30 years of experience protecting animal husbandry specialty risks, Equisure notes the firm is recognized as the preferred insurance provider deeply attuned to the needs of the animal agriculture industry and understands the constant risks that farmers and ranch owners face in the world of livestock management.
"We understand livestock are important and valuable investments and protecting insureds against sudden loss helps keep farms and ranches running smoothly," said Diane Lesher, president at Equisure. "Our team remains focused on protecting our insured's investments, one hoofprint at a time, by providing customized livestock insurance coverage securing their herd's future as well as the future of their business."
This new program is available nationally and is written on both an admitted and non-admitted basis by carriers AM Best rated "A+" and "A-" respectively.
Eligible accounts include:
Dairy farms, beef feedlots
Cattle, sheep, llamas and horses
Poultry and swine operations
Zoos, aquariums and safari parks: Giant pandas, penguins, dolphins and exotic fish
Genetic facilities; embryos and semen storage and transport
Livestock auction markets or packers
High-valued individual animals for breeding or showing
Transit of livestock by air, sea or road
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