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Composting Poultry Carcasses in Missouri

Editor's note
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Charles D. Fulhage
Department of Agricultural Engineering
Ron Wright
Extension Farm Management Specialist, Cassville
John Feistner
Natural Resources Conservation Service Area Engineer, Springfield
James Igert
Director, Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development, Inc.

The text explains the general nature of how composting works; how to construct the right type and size of compost bin(s) for your poultry operation; and where to locate bins within your production site. Worksheets for designing composters are included. Discussion of economic considerations is included as well.

Keywords

  • Managing mortalities
  • Disposal method.

Pages

  • 21

WQ205, reviewed October 1993


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