As a consequence of normal swine production, mortalities must be handled on a daily basis. Average death losses of 4100 kg/year (9,000 lbs/year) per 100 sows pose a significant management and disposal task for Iowa swine producers. Several methods of disposal have been used for this costly and time-consuming task.
Keywords: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
How to Cite:
Harmon, J. D. & Glanville, T. D. & Richard, T. L., (2002) “Swine Carcass Compostingas Part of an Environmentally Friendly Production System”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2001(1).