A New Option for Dealing With Dead Livestock

A New Option for Dealing With Dead Livestock

 Lancaster New Era, (Pa)
Mycattle.com
by Ryan Robinson

 To avoid paying higher rendering costs, some farmers are considering composting dead livestock on their farms.

 Penn State Cooperative Extension is encouraging composting even large cows over burial or illegal disposal. But a renderer warns that composting done incorrectly could spark a disease outbreak here.

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