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Managing Animal Mortalities, Animal Tissue and By-Products

In Michigan

Disposal of Dead Animals in Michigan
D.W. Rozeboom
April 2013
Word Document

BODA-NREPA Mortality Composting Briefing
April 2013
Word Document(21 K)

Bodies of Dead Animals Act 239 of 1982: amended December 18, 2008
PDF
Also available at the Michigan Department of Agriculture, click here!

Bodies of Dead Animals Rules: effective June 2, 2011
PDF
Also available at the Michigan Department of Agriculture, click here!

Michigan Animal Tissue Compost Operational Standard
October 11, 2007
D.W. Rozeboom, S. Reamer, J.O. Sanders
Word Document (242 Kb)

 

Information

Mortality Management Planning and Response Considerations - Addressing Natural Resources in Emergencies
March 6, 2013
Presentation: Michigan Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Seminar

Euthanasia & Mortality Management
January 2013
Presentation: MSUE Pork Team Roadshow

Carcass Composting – A Mortality Management Option for Michigan Equine Owners
T. Guthrie, D.W. Rozeboom
April 2012
PDF

4th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortality and Health Risk: Connecting Research, Regulation and Response
Michigan State University, Dearborn, Michigan on May 21-24, 2012
Proceedings and a compendium of resources are available here.

3rd International Symposium Management of Animal Carcasses, Tissue and Related By-Products
University of California-Davis, Davis, California on July 21-23, 2009.
Proceedings and a compendium of resources are available here.

Composting to Recycle Animal Tissue Nutrients: On-farm mortality management/small business animal tissue disposal
Presention by: D.W. Rozeboom
PDF

Effluent Nutrient Attributes and Water Quality Risk from Storm Events on Bovine Mortality Compost Piles
J.O. Sanders, D.W. Rozeboom, H.L. Person, T.L. Loudon, W.J. Northcott
Paper for Mid Atlantic Composting Association Conference
September 21-23, 2005
Full Paper

Using composting to recycle meat processing by-products
D.W. Rozeboom, H.L. Person, K.L. Jones, D. Herb, J.O. Sanders
Abstract for Mid Atlantic Composting Association Conference
September 21-23, 2005
Abstract

Using composting to recycle meat processing by-products
Final Grant Report: D.W. Rozeboom, H.L. Person, and K.L. Jones
PDF

In-vessel composting of animal tissue
D.W. Rozeboom, T.C. Miller, B.T. Pietila
PDF

 

Links to Other Excellent Related Resources

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Dead Animal

Cornell Waste Management Institute

Maine Compost School

Topics Related to Carcass Management Webinar Series

Managing Livestock and Poultry Mortalities--eXtension

 

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