October 3, 2016

USPOULTRY accepting research pre-proposals on rapid disposal of poultry carcasses following depopulation

The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals on the rapid disposal of poultry carcasses following depopulation. Mass depopulation and disposal of large layer facilities present daunting challenges. The recent avian influenza outbreak has shown that current disposal methods may be inadequate for rapid depopulation and disposal on large farms. Innovative methods are needed for rapid, safe disposal of the carcasses and manure. Opportunities may exist to improve currently used disposal methods. The deadline for pre-proposal submission is Nov. 1.
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