Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

Composting Swine Mortalities at Allee Farm: Lessons Learned

Author: Kris Kohl (Iowa State University)

  • Composting Swine Mortalities at Allee Farm: Lessons Learned

    Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

    Composting Swine Mortalities at Allee Farm: Lessons Learned

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Abstract

It is common to lose 10 to 15% of the newborn pigs during pasture farrowing season. Common losses during growing and finishing range from 2% to 4%. Our on-farm demonstration utilized an abandoned swine building to compost the year;s losses.

How to Cite:

Kohl, K., (2001) “Composting Swine Mortalities at Allee Farm: Lessons Learned”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2000(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2001
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