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Fallen stock and safe disposal of dead animals

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How to safely and legally dispose of dead farm animals.

If you are a farmer, you are responsible for the safe and legal disposal of your fallen stock (dead livestock).

You can make your own arrangements for your fallen stock to be disposed of at an approved premises, or you can use the National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo).

Further information is available from gov.uk (external link).