Mortality Composting

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  • Biocontained mortality compost using liquid manure

    Biocontained mortality compost using liquid manure

    During disease outbreaks, composting has been used to safely dispose of carcasses and infectious solid manure. However, optimized methods have not been established to use liquid manure (> 80% water content, WC) from dairies as the substrate for mortality composting. In April of 2007, a 3x2 factorial study was conducted in wooden compost bins (240 x 240 x 140 cm) lined with 0.5 mm plastic to a ...

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    Composting Systems

    Ecodrum™ is the leading supplier of in-vessel mortality composting equipment. Since 2007, poultry, turkey, and hog producers have relied on Ecodrum™ composters to dispose of their mortality in a cost-effective and environmentally sensitive manner. We focus on bringing value to our clients through: Intelligent product design. Continuous improvement of our product and production ...