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Dairies look for solutions to dead animal disposal


April 12, 2010
By Merced Sun-Star

April 7, 2010, Merced, CA
– Every time a cow dies on a dairy, it could cost that cow’s owner $115 for a
rendering company to pick up that cow.

April 7, 2010, Merced, CA
– Every time a cow dies on a dairy, it could cost that cow’s owner $115 for a
rendering company to pick up that cow.

Because of the cost, many
dairies have kept the old way of dealing with dead cows: a “dead pile” out on
the backside of the dairy, where no one can see it, and the dead animals are
dragged there to decompose.

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