Lesson 51. Mortality Management

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Intended Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Explain why timely management of mortality is important.
  • List the different methods for managing mortality.
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of different methods for managing mortality.
  • Explain conceptually the sizing of mortality composting facilities.

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Activities

Participants will estimate

  • Composter bin volume requirements.
  • The size of a manure storage facility.

Author: Don Stettler