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Practice Code: 316
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)
An animal mortality facility is an on-farm facility for the treatment or disposal of livestock and poultry carcasses.
Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).
All support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide Web site.
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Access Control (472)
Access Road (560)
Composting Facility (317)
Critical Area Planting (342)
Filter Strip (393)
Heavy Use Area Protection (561)
Roof Runoff Structure (558)
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 office.
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