Preparing for livestock emergencies
Carcass disposal and composting
- Composting livestock and poultry carcasses
- Constructing a horse carcass compost pile
- Horse carcass disposal
- What to do if your pork packing plant is closed
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health (MN BAH) has a Carcass Disposal Resource Guide with options and methods of approved carcass disposal in Minnesota.
The MN BAH webpage for carcass disposal has contact information for disposal experts and rendering companies and information for different carcass disposal options.
Contact Minnesota Board of Animal Health carcass disposal to be sure carcass disposal methods are approved for Minnesota.
MN Board of Animal Health carcass disposal contacts
Livestock contingency plans
Download and save the appropriate fillable PDF to outline essential livestock care if you or your managers experience illness, injury, or another emergency when you may need outside people to provide care.
These forms will automatically download to your device when you click on the link. You will need a current version of Adobe Reader DC to fill out and save the form.