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- Livestock & Poultry Mortality Disposal in Pennsylvania
Properly managing and disposing of dead farm animals is important. Every livestock and poultry operation should have a strategy for properly disposing of dead stock. The strategy must follow a legal disposal method as defi ned in the PA Domestic Animal Act. The four legal methods of disposal are mortality composting, rendering, incineration and burial.
- Animal Identification
- Avian Influenza
- Bovine Spongiform Encephalothopy
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
PaOneStop, an online software tool which allows farmers to map their operations and assists with compliance on nutrient management regulations.