The dead animal should be covered with hydrated lime, and then covered with at least 4 feet of soil mounded up to allow for settling as the carcass decomposes [ORS 601.090 (7)]. Burials should be at least 500 feet from surface waters or wells, preferably downhill from any wells.
Mar 23, 2015 · available in your area, they may process some dead animals. Those not processed should be buried away from water bodies at least 3 to 4 feet deep and covered with quick-lime to accelerate decomposition.! 4. Observe livestock for signs of infectious disease such as pneumonia or foot rot. All