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RE: hooves

I do not know the percent of the market to the supply but there are a
lot of pig and cow parts (hoofs, ears, etc.) being sold as dog chew toys
(at high prices).
Steve Hillenbrand
Industrial Waste Reduction Engineer
Synterprise Group, Division of Tennessee Valley Authority
(423) 632-8489; (423) 632-3616 (fax)
TVA IWR HomePage  http://www.tva.gov/orgs/iwr/iwrhome.htm

>From: 	Burt Hamner & Annette Ghee[SMTP:hamnghee@MOZCOM.COM]
>Sent: 	Thursday, January 29, 1998 6:37 PM
>To: 	p2tech@great-lakes.net
>Subject: 	hooves
>this is not really a prevention question, on the other hand, until we figure
>out how to get pigs and cows to not have feet there will not BE any
>prevention alternatives.
>I am working with a large meat company that kills many pigs and cows a day,
>now they take the hooves and hair and burn it in the world's most pathetic
>incinerator (if the smoke was any thicker the pigs could put it back on
>their legs and walk around on it).  I don't think there is anything to do
>with the hair, but I recall hearing that hooves are used to make glue or
>have any of you who have done aggie P2 come across solutions to reuse of
>livestock hooves?  
>thanks much
>	Burton Hamner
>	Professor of Environmental Management
>	Asian Institute of Management
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