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Bodies of Dead Animals

New Rules for New Composting Systems
By Dale Rozeboom
Farmers and animal processors who compost mortalities now have new options, thanks to the new rules outlined in the Bodies of Dead Animals Act. Read entire article

On-Farm Mortality Management
Michigan’s Bodies of Dead Animals Act (Act 239 of 1982, as amended) regulates the disposal of dead animals and provides for composting of dead poultry and livestock in Michigan. Read article here

For more information on mortality management, visit Dale Rozeboom’s Web site.