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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- On-farm burial ban could see costs spiral up. Velten, Hannah; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;3/22/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p39
Discusses the ban on on-farm burial in the European Union (EU) countries in 2002. Concern on the costs of disposing worthless stock; Methods of disposal of dead animals under the EU rules; Possibility of setting up a National Collection Scheme.
- Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005. Scott-Park, Freda; Jessop, Mike // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/16/2006, Vol. 159 Issue 12, p395
A letter to the editor regarding the amendment of the Hazardous Waste Regulations for 2005 on pet crematoria is presented.
- FIRST BURIAL AT NEW PET CEMETERY AND CREMATORY. // Mortuary Management;May2013, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p28
The article reports that the Venice Memorial Gardens Pet Cemetery and Pet Crematory in Venice, Florida opened in February 2013.