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October 1, 2015

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This publication was developed to assist producers in identifying the environmental risks associated with their current livestock facilities, helping them determine how to mitigate the risks and steps to consider when relocating facilities.


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January 1, 2015

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Today, animal agriculture is challenged to discover innovative ways to dispose of livestock mortalities. Composting of livestock mortalities is one option. There are two general approaches to livestock mortality composting: bin systems and windrow systems.


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January 1, 2015

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Mortalities happen. Under Alberta’s Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A, the owner of a dead animal shall dispose of the animal within 48 hours of its death. Mortalities can be composted, incinerated, buried, rendered or naturally disposed....


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January 1, 2015

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Livestock producers are in the business of producing marketable meat products. However, every livestock producer must face the reality of carcass disposal, regulated by the Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A. Dead animals must be disposed of...


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January 1, 2011

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Mortalities happen. Under Alberta’s Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A, the owner of a dead animal shall dispose of the animal within 48 hours of its death. Mortalities can be composted, incinerated, buried, rendered or naturally disposed....


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October 1, 2008

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If proper manure management practices are followed, animal wastes can be utilized as a valuable nutrient resource rather than treated as a waste. Manure is an excellent “organic” fertilizer containing nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and many other essential nutrients. Manure can...


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January 1, 2008

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The Nutrient Management Planning Guide for Alberta is a resource for developing field-scale nutrient management plans. The primary objective of this guide is to facilitate nutrient management planning in Alberta. Information within the guide draws from theory, critical procedures and...


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June 1, 2004

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Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Alberta Cow/Calf Producers was developed to inform and educate producers on beneficial management practices (BMPs) that can enhance soil, water, air and biodiversity. These BMPs protect the environment while keeping production practical...


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April 1, 2004

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Composting poultry mortalities has been proven to be a viable disposal option. Most of these composting system designs are based on daily flock mortalities and usually involve covered bin facilities. The following is the current recommended procedure for bin composting daily broiler mortalities.


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April 1, 2004

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Composting swine mortalities has been proven to be a viable disposal option. Most swine composting system designs are based on daily mortalities and usually involve covered bin facilities. However, the same composting techniques can be used for regular mortality numbers or for disaster losses...