License Minnesota

Feed Foodwaste to Animals License

No person may feed garbage to livestock or poultry in Minnesota unless a permit has been obtained from the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.

Agency contact information:

Animal Health, Minnesota Board of
625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-2942 | (800) 627-3529 (TTY)
(651) 296-7417(fax)
Feed Foodwaste to Animals License
(651) 201- 6824


Animal Health, Minnesota Board of


The Minnesota Board of Animal Health's responsibilities include protecting the health of domestic animals of the state, regulating and inspecting many aspects of the livestock and poultry industries. Licensing of cat and dog kennels and kennel .


Minn. Stats. 35


MINNESOTA RULES 1721.0610 - 1721.0660


Application for Garbage Feeders or Exempt Materials Feeders; to be filled out during inspection.


Completed permit inspection and application.

Monthly inspection for garbage A/B feeders.

Quarterly inspection for exempt permit feeders.


No fee.

Period of Issuance:

Annual, July 1 - June 30.

Length of Determination Process:


Other Pertinent Information:

See Minn. Stat. § 35.73-.80.