Emergency depletion and disposal of poultry flocks
Mass culling of birds following an outbreak of a highly pathogenic disease is
a painful and delicate job. Burning and burying live birds is unacceptable and
gives the poultry industry a bad image. Here are some more humane ways to deal
with emergency depletion.
This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 22 number 5. To view the article online simply click on the link below.
Keywords: Avian Influenza, AI, emergency culling, carbon dioxide, mass euthanasia, composting
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