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Tags: livestock waste management

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June 1, 2021

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Looks at composting as one way of disposing of livestock mortalities as required under Alberta law and regulation. Discusses the benefits of large animal mortality composting and provides ...


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May 1, 2021

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This publication is intended to assist swine owners considering or currently using composting as a means to dispose of swine mortalities. Under Alberta's Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the ...


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May 1, 2021

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Proper disposal of carcasses is important for both the prevention of livestock disease transmission and the protection of air and water quality. This publication provides information for livestock ...


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March 1, 2021

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The Standards and Administration Regulation under the Agricultural Operation Practices Act was amended in December 2020 to clarify that the requirement for incorporation within 48 hours is ...


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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 ...


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September 1, 2015

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) includes regulations for spreading manure or compost for all livestock operations in Alberta. The manure spreading regulations include requirements ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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September 1, 2013

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This brochure provides an overview of a seven-year study implemented by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and partners to determine the potential risks of intensive livestock production to ...