Pros and Cons of Swine Mortality Disposal Options, Dr. Thomas Glanville, Iowa State University, from the 2009 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Rising costs and other variables have caused some producers to strongly consider changing their method of mortality management. Glanville will discuss mortality management methods commonly used in Iowa and break down pros and cons for these different methods. He will show how to properly set up and maintain a compost facility for mortalities and discuss what to do in the event of mass animal mortality. If you are considering changing you mortality management methods, don't miss Dr. Glanville at Iowa Pork Congress.