Composting as a Means of Disposal of Sheep Mortalities
- Soil Contamination Caused by Emergency Bio-Reduction of Catastrophic Livestock Mortalities. Glanville, T.; Ahn, H.; Richard, T.; Shiers, L.; Harmon, J. // Water, Air & Soil Pollution;Mar2009, Vol. 198 Issue 1-4, p285
Catastrophic regional losses of poultry and livestock have caused environmental officials in North America to seek emergency on-farm disposal alternatives that pose less pollution risk to soil and shallow groundwater than burial. Bio-decomposition of remains followed by land application of the...
- Dead Palomino Horse Dumped Near Caney Creek Water Way. Weaver, Veta // Grand Saline Sun (TX);12/9/2010, Vol. 114 Issue 49, p1
The article reports on the alleged illegal dumping of a dead Palomino horse on Van Zandt County Road 1804 near the Caney Creek water-way in Texas.
- Operators' exchange. // BioCycle;Oct97, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p61
Reports on the opening of dead animal disposal facilities in Travis County, Texas on September 1997. Regulatory concerns for operating the facilities; Steps used to dispose the animal carcasses.
- From critter litter to compost--new life for road kill. // American Nurseryman;2/15/96, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p12
Reports that the 8,500 deer killed in road accidents in Berkeley County, West Virginia will be buried and turned into composts to fertilize wildflowers and cover eroded spots in landscapes in the area.
- Rules poised to stop farm burials. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;3/15/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 11, p8
Reports on the ruling introduced in European Union countries on the on-farm burial of dead animals. Broad agreement on on-farm burial; Effects of the ruling on British farmers.
- NATIONAL CARCASS DISPOSAL SYMPOSIUM PRESENTS RECENT COMPOSTING RESEARCH. // BioCycle;Oct2006, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p13
The article offers information on the National Symposium on Carcass Disposal to be held in Beltsville, Maryland on December 4-7, 2006.
- CORNELL COMPOSTS CARCASSES. // BioCycle;Oct2012, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p14
The article informs that the researchers of Cornell University are assisting New York State Department of Transportation in disposal of deer killed on roads of the state.
- WEB WATCHER. // Motor;Dec2002, p118
Focuses on difficulties encountered during the disposal of a huge rotting body of a dead whale in the coastline of Oregon. Reason why the disposing process has become difficult; Decision of the U.S. Navy regarding the disposal of the carcass; Impact of the blast.
- Help Bring a Halt To Burial Ban. Stones, Mike // Farmers Weekly;3/21/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p15
Reports on the ban imposed on on-farm burials of livestock in Great Britain. Possible introduction of a fair and workable national livestock collection scheme; Enforcement of strict biosecurity measures to ensure a national collection scheme that does not jeopardize human and animal health.