Water quality, contamination
Disposing of poultry that die during grow out is a serious management problem for poultry producers in Northwest Arkansas and across the country. Poultry disposal can affect water quality and the health of wildlife, livestock and people.
Daniel, T. C.; Edwards, D. R.; Nichols, D. J.; Steele, K. F.; and Wilkes, Steve. 1992. Fact Sheet no.2: Water Quality and Poultry Disposal Pits. Arkansas Water Resources Center, Fayetteville, AR. MSC183b. 6