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Disposal of dead production animals : 1988-2006


Author:
Jean A. Larson and Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Source:
USDA
Year:
2003
Subject:
Dead animal disposal, Livestock, Carcasses, Poultry, and Bibliography
Abstract:
Addresses questions regarding the proper disposal of domestic and wild animals to control animal and human disease epidemics. Proper disposal methods/systems are especially important due to the potential for disease transfer to humans and other animals, and the pollution of soil, air and ground water. The reported research in this document mainly addresses the disposal of cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, goats, fish, and wild birds. Some of the concerns are pathogen control, pollution control, recycling of nutrients, feed potential, etc. The information is from a variety of sources and covers the dates 1988 to the present.
Format:
1 electronic resource (39 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Animal Welfare Information Center, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7052410