Sunday, July 14, 2024

Reviewing disposal methods for poultry mortalities

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By Gillan Ritchie

Poultry Times staff

gritchie@poultrytimes.com 

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The poultry industry in the Midwest has faced the loss of 48 million egg-laying hens, pullets and turkeys since the beginning of the year. Production facilities deal with the disposal of farm mortalities every day. Even though farm mortality is common, appropriate handling is required to help prevent the spread of disease, odor and pest problems and possible contamination of water.

According to Dr. Casey W. Ritz, Extension poultry scientist at University. . .

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