2012 Symposium Deliverables

Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-Products & Associated Health Risk: Connecting Research, Regulations & Response

May 21- 24, 2012

Dearborn, Michigan

2012 Proceedings can be downloaded at eCommons@Cornell.

2012 White Paper

2012 Learning Outcomes

2012 Evaluation Report Synopsis

Posters and Prezi’s Presented During the 2012 Symposium

Small Scale Composting at the UNE MARC Compost Facility

Keith Matassa

The Matrix Effect of Thermophillic Anaerobic Digestion (TAD) on Decontamination of Infectious  Laryngotracheitis (ILT) Virus Using Real-Time PCR and Virtual Cell Culture

Tiejun Gao

Online Mortality Composting Certification Course

Amanda Meddles

United States Dead Animal Disposal Laws

Mary Schwarz

Behavior of Microbial Communities Beneath a Mortalities Burial Site Using CPN-60 Taxonomic Profiling

Dyan Pratt

Economic Costs of Open Static Pile and In-Vessel Systems for Routine Mortality Management on Swine Farms

Dale Rozeboom

A Comparison of the Quantity and Quality of Leachate Generated by Compost Piles Exposed to Natural and Artificially Induced Precipitation

Mark King

Disposal Planning with Landfills

Anna Ruman

Mortality Composting Outreach in Brasil/ Education Exchange

Jean Bonhotal


Static Composting of Equine Mortality (PDF)

C.A. Shea Porr

Training First Responders on Equine Handling and Technical Rescue (PDF)

C.A. Shea Porr

Field Testing of Bone Screening and Beneficial Refuse of Large Animal Mortality Compost (PDF)

Robert Clark

Biosecurity Messaging: What do the recipients of our messages think? (PDF)

Dale A. Moore

A literature Review on Disinfecting Chemicals for Improved Bio‐Security of Emergency Animal Mortality Composting and Anaerobic Digestion (PDF)

Lam Nguyen

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