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Foreign Animal Disease Resources

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Disposal of Domestic Birds Infected by Avian Influenza – An Overview of Considerations and Options (PDF) (30 pp, 459K)
US Environmental Protection Agency, August 2006
This document describes disposal options for birds infected with H5N1.

Pandemic Flu
US Environmental Protection Agency
This website provides basic information on pandemic flu.

Registered Antimicrobial Products with Label Claims for Avian (Bird) Flu Disinfectants
US Environmental Protection Agency
This website provides information on chemical disinfectants that can be used to inactivate Avian Influenza A.

DRAFT Avian Influenza Response Plan
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture, August 2007
This document is a national response plan for responding to HPAI (Avian Flu) in the United States. This document contains information on disposal.

Carcass Disposal: A Comprehensive Review Exit EPA
National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, Kansas State University, August 2004
This report provides a comprehensive summary of the scientific, technical, and social aspects of various carcass disposal technologies.

Guidelines for In-House Composting Poultry Mortality as a Rapid Response to Avian Influenza (PDF) (7 pp, 343K) Exit EPA
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, September 2006
This is a fact sheet on in-house composting poultry carcasses in response to an Avian flu outbreak.

Incineration of Mass Quantities of Poultry Carcasses: Lessons Learned from the Virginia Avian Influenza Outbreak in 2002 (PDF) (13 pp, 539K) Exit EPA
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, December 2006
This presentation provides information on animal carcass disposal through composting, incineration, landfilling, controlled slaughter, and on-site burial.

Avian Flu Information Exit EPA
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
This website provides information on Avian Flu, including information on disposal.

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