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Cattle Herd

Mortality Management

According to WAC 16-25-025 and WAC 246-203-121, disposal of animal mortalities is required within 72 hrs after death or discovery. Mortalities are not to be disposed of in a liquid manure, storm water, or process wastewater storage or treatment system that is not specifically designed to treat animal mortalities.

Options for mortality management are:

  • landfill

  • incineration

  • burying

  • rendering

  • composting


See Publications link for more information.

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