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Practice Code: 316
An animal mortality facility is an on-farm facility for the treatment or disposal of livestock and poultry carcasses for routine and catastrophic mortality events.
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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard
Conservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Critical Area Planting
Heavy Use Area Protection
Roof Runoff Structure
Roofs and Covers
The following web sites provide additional information related to this conservation practice.
Natural Rendering: Composting Livestock Mortality and Butcher Waste - Cornell University
Managing Livestock and Poultry Mortalities - Cornell University
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.
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