ITV News has learnt that laws preventing the burial of dead animals on farms are to be 'relaxed' for the next seven days.
Farmers have been calling for the change to help them deal with the deaths of hundreds of lambs and ponies following heavy snow in north and mid Wales.
A formal statement from the Welsh Government is expected shortly.
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