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Carcass composting, static pile
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Carcass composting, static pile

    A static compost pile or windrow is a lower-cost approach to composting that can be assembled in various places, including in a pasture. However, it may need to be monitored frequently to address potential risks such as scavengers, leachate, or exposure to wind and rain.

Courtesy of University of Minnesota Extension (photographed by Melissa Wilson).