animal carcass News

  • It’s all part of the service

    Last week we wrote how three members of our engineering team have travelled to Adelaide, Australia where they are currently completing the installation, commissioning and hand-over of a large equine cremator plus a multi-chambered pet cremator.  This week ‘Team Matthews’ has been on its travels again, although it has to be said this time it is much closer to home.  Lee ...

  • Introducing the Addfield A50-IC Pet Cremation Machine

    Specifically developed to meet the needs of larger pet cremation operations. There are currently no other Multiple Pet Cremation machines available that meet the same level of productivity as the A50. Available in 3 sizes which are capable of processing between 15 to 60 pet cremations per day. The A50 has been specially configured to manage two adjacent cremation chambers, each one ...

  • Alberta Biorefining Process Granted U S and International Patents

    A new Canadian biorefining technology  for  processing organic waste has been granted  a patent by the United States Patent Office for a term effective until 2030. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process, invented by Dr. Erick Schmidt, of Ponoka, Alberta, transforms food waste and animal by-products including meat and bones from carcasses into safe nutrient  ...


    By BioRefinex Canada Inc.

  • New Poultry Nutrition Studies Presented at JRA

    Lallemand Animal Nutrition was pleased to contribute to the 11th Poultry Research Days (“Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras”), in Tours, France, as a sponsor and scientific contributor. This biennial poultry congress was the opportunity to showcase our latest research in poultry nutrition and probiotics applications through a poster and ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Invited to provide expert advice in Mexico

    The Expo Porcicultura 2016 trade show, held this year between October 5th – 8th at Cancun, attracted huge numbers of visitors both from Mexico and neighbouring countries anxious to catch up on the latest pig farming and pork production innovations. At Matthews Environmental Solutions we were honoured that Managing Director John Schofield was invited to attend the Expo as part of a special ...

  • Pig feed contamination suspected during recycling process

    Recycled food products are at the centre of investigations into the source of dioxin contamination which has affected Irish pork. Pork products have been pulled off supermarket shelves as the Food Standards Authority (FSA) warned against eating pork from the Irish Republic. However, the FSA stressed consumers are unlikely to be at any 'significant risk'. Concerns were raised when a sample of pig ...

  • Worldwide appeal and global success

    Matthews Environmental Solutions’ pet cremation systems have enjoyed market leading success throughout the UK for many years, but now our reputation for quality design, engineering excellence, technical superiority, unbeatable customer service and outstanding value for money is going global and we are seeing more enquiries and receiving more orders from specialist pet cremation companies ...

  • Be Prepared

    As you are aware, there is a current outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) and the number of outbreaks are increasing across the globe leaving flocks and farming businesses devastated. When an event like this occurs are you equipped to deal with your fallen stock on site to limit the extent of the outbreak further? Have you ever considered incineration as the ultimate bio secure method of ...

  • China scoops up 100,000 kg of poisoned dead fish

    Authorities have scooped up around 100,000 kilograms (220,000 pounds) of dead fish they say were poisoned by ammonia from a chemical plant, environmental officials and state media said Wednesday, in a reminder of the pollution plaguing the country. The Hubei province environmental protection department, notified of the piles of dead fish in central China's Fuhe River on Monday, pointed the finger ...


    By Associated Press

  • CFAES Experts Available to Speak on Avian Flu

    Experts from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine are available to speak with the media about the avian influenza virus. A federal report released on May 11 determined agency challenges in preventing the virus in both poultry and humans. Change-Won (Charles) Lee, an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ...


    By Ohio State University

  • African Swine Fever devastates swine herds across Europe.

    This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout Europe in the 1990s its return has been expected following the ...

  • When is Lambing Season and What Results Can You Expect This Year?

    The lambing calendar generally ties very closely into the arrival of spring each year, as Farmers everywhere begin to prepare themselves for what is often a very hectic lambing season. Incinerators may be the last thing that you would think of at this time of year, however, with the large numbers of new lambs being delivered, there is a downside.  As the numbers of lambs increase so too does ...

  • African Swine Fever Devastates Swine Herds Across Europe

    How to protect yourself from the dangers of African Swine Fever. This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout ...

  • What you Need to know About Avian Flu

    Continuing to be one of the biggest threats to local and international poultry farming is the ever present threat of a full blown outbreak of Avian Flu.  With small scale warnings and exclusion zones being established almost weekly it is essential to be aware of any warning signs and most importantly how to quickly respond before it devastates your flocks whilst putting serious strains of ...

  • Introducing the Addfield A50-IC Pet Cremation Machine

    Specifically developed to meet the needs of larger pet cremation operations. There are currently no other Multiple Pet Cremation machines available that meet the same level of productivity as the A50. ...

  • What you need to know about Avian Flu

    Continuing to be one of the biggest threats to local and international poultry farming is the ever present threat of a full blown outbreak of Avian Flu.  With small scale warnings and exclusion zones being established almost weekly it is essential to be aware of any warning signs and most importantly how to quickly respond before it devastates your flocks whilst putting serious strains of ...

  • When is Lambing Season and what results can you expect this year?

    The lambing calendar generally ties very closely into the arrival of spring each year, as Farmers everywhere begin to prepare themselves for what is often a very hectic lambing season. Incinerators may be the last thing that you would think of at this time of year, however, with the large numbers of new lambs being delivered, there is a downside.  As the numbers of lambs increase so too does ...

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