More than I ever wanted to know. Says they use the compost on the highway
right-of-way where there is low pet and human contact. How comforting!
Sounds like a lot of "low possiblity", "most of", and "unlikely" situations.
Maybe in the long run it is for the better as the landfill is the
alternative. I know I don't want it in my yard.
If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages?
Critters gotta eat too. Between blow flys, foxes, crows, vultures, etc.
dead animals in the wild do not last long. Bones left in compost would
be good source of phosphorous. I've seen deer carcasses in wild vanish
in a week with only bones behind. Left long enough, mice may get bones.
*I* know that. I was questioning the logic of the above referenced
article. The way it read, it seemed that "dragging carcasses further
into the woods from the roads" was a bad idea as it could contaminate water.
My point was that there are far more animals in cities and towns
dieing in the woods/parks somewhere than there are being composted or
cremated. Using the above logic, we should all have disease-ridden
Doesn't the answer lie somewhere in the total mass of roadkill vs. the
capacity of local vermin to eat such roadkill vs. the locality of such
roadkill to a human water source? See no such figures anywhere in that
weblink. Seems more wishful thinking in a negative sort of way. Nothing to
Profound is we're here due to a chance arrangement
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