Content tagged "mortality"

Organizing demonstrations and tours for Government officials and Extension on Animal Mortality Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

Provide some discussion on putting together Tour and Demonstration educational events. To Provide real life demonstrations and educational opportunities...

Poultry Mortality Freezer Units: Better BMP, Better Biosecurity, Better Bottom Line.

Why Tackle Mortality Management?  It’s Ripe for Revolution.The poultry industry has enjoyed a long run of technological and scientific advancements that have...

PA Finishing Swine Barn Experience: Changing from Mortality Burial to a Michigan Style Composting Barn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

In the spring of 2014, the farmer with a 2020 finishing pig barn, wanted to change from burial of mortality to composting the mortality. We will document the...

Avian Influenza Mortality Management Options, Composting Procedures and Lessons Learned

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 10, 2017

The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak has become the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history. As of March, 2017, the United States...

Do prescribed fires kill wildlife?

Prescribed Fire Updated: April 01, 2016

Rarely are wildlife directly killed by a prescribed fire. Most wildlife are able to leave an area before it burns. Fossorial species retreat underground as...

Mortality Composting in the Semi-Arid West

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Proper management of animal mortalities has important implications for nutrient management, water quality, animal...

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