afterbirth

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the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born

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Farmers are legally required to dispose of all afterbirths promptly and safely via an animal by-products approved route such as rendering, incineration or knacker yards.
It is a legal requirement that farmers must dispose of all afterbirths promptly and safely via an animal by-products approved route such as rendering, incineration or knacker yards.
They actually clean up the countryside, feeding upon dead meat, eating only stillborn lambs and afterbirths that would otherwise be left to rot.
In the interests of hygiene, farmers should dispose of all afterbirths promptly and safely in accordance with relevant legislation.
They should also avoid contact with aborted or new-born lambs or with the afterbirth, and avoid handling clothing and boots that have come into contact with ewes or lambs.