Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)
Livestock Mortality Management System
A livestock mortality management system is a facility for managing livestock mortalities such as to minimize water quality impacts or to produce a material that can be recycled as a soil amendment and fertilizer substitute. Cost shareable mortality management system components include: composter, rotary drum composter, forced aeration static pile composter, mortality freezer/refrigeration unit and mortality incinerator system.
A composter means a facility for the biological treatment, stabilization and environmentally safe storage or organic waste material (such as manure from poultry and livestock and dead animal carcasses) to produce a material that can be recycled as a soil amendment and fertilizer substitute.
A freezer/refrigeration unit means a unit capable of freezing and storing poultry and other small animal carcasses until such time they can be moved offsite for rendering.
An incinerator means a piece of equipment used to cremate dead poultry, swine, or other small animals.