Cow Carcass Disposal Solutions

“Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” - Ben Franklin Ben Franklin has been quoted for saying, “Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.”  Well, the same applies to any livestock operations.  Animal mortality losses are a normal part of poultry and livestock operations. Farmers and producers need to have an efficient cow carcass … [Read more...]

Proper Disposal of Animal Carcasses Using Incineration

Are you looking for the proper disposal of animal carcasses?   Animal carcass disposal is an important consideration for farming, laboratories, ranches, veterinarians, universities and more.  Without proper disposal of animal carcasses, livestock disease can spread, and air and water quality can be compromised.  According to the Minnesota Board of … [Read more...]

Incinerator and Cremator FAQ’s

Here are some commonly asked questions that we receive at Firelake Manufacturing regarding our incinerators and cremators and usage.  Please contact us if you have a question that is not answered here. We will be happy to share what we have learned from being in this business for over forty years, and will add your questions to our Incinerator and … [Read more...]

End of Life Considerations for Horse Rescues & Equine Vets

Equine veterinarians and horse rescues are often faced with the challenge of determining how to handle horse disposal at the end of its life.  Whether the horse dies naturally or is euthanized, the most humane and efficient ways to proper disposal of animal carcasses such as horses include rendering, composting, and incineration or cremation. Why … [Read more...]

Incinerators for Cannabis Waste Disposal Compliance

Across the United States and the world, cannabis cultivators are learning how to deal with the challenge of disposing of cannabis waste.  Marijuana farmers are required to dispose of the organic compound according to their local legislation. With the continued increase in marijuana production, it is likely that government regulations will continue … [Read more...]

Marijuana Incinerators for Police Drug Disposal

Firelake Manufacturing has drug disposal incinerators to help the Law Enforcement, Legal Justice Centers, and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) to dispose of confiscated illicit drugs such as marijuana. When illegal drugs are seized, a challenge that follows for the police officers is determining how to dispose of the drugs. Some police drug … [Read more...]

Cremation Options for Dead Horse Removal

When it is time to properly dispose of a large animal such as a dead horse, horse owners and ranch owners have limited options for disposal of an equine carcass. Options for dead horse disposal vary by location but can include burial, composting, rendering, and cremation/incineration.  At Firelake Manufacturing, we manufacture cremators and … [Read more...]

Equine and Large Animal Cremator

Firelake Manufacturing has been working with university and private firms to help with horse, cow, and other large animal cremation and animal carcass disposal needs.  Cremators have to be accessible yet large enough to accept the animal carcass with minimal effort.  Top loading models are convenient for suspended loading such as when slings or … [Read more...]

Contraband Incineration

Illegal drug traffic is a growing problem in the US and abroad. Firelake Manufacturing has incinerators for contraband in use that render the marijuana, pills, or other illegal drugs to ashes as shown in the photos from a recent install.  Automatically controlled burners attack the waste from multiple sides.  Secondary burn chambers are available … [Read more...]

Firelake Cannabis Incinerator

Complete destruction of waste cannabis products is achieved with many models of Firelake incinerators.  With a cannabis incinerator, in only a matter of minutes is required to reduce the mass in to a black ash, making it one of the most efficient cannabis destruction methods.   Temperatures can be adjusted as well as burner fuel flows to achieve … [Read more...]