Nicole Alderman wrote:I found my old threads about animal death and burying beloved livestock/pets.
HELP! Can I bury my duck by my fruit tree? How deep? Anything I should know?--Here's a great quote, and it's what I ended up doing with my duck, and the other ducks who died.
John Polk wrote:
I'd say about a foot of soil over it should be perfect. The top soil critters in that region will make use of it, creating nutrition for your tree next year. If you have neighbor's dogs, or other creatures that might dig it up, go deeper.
This thread (Death of Livestock/Pets--How do you cope? How do you help your children cope?) also had a lot of great advice for helping kids deal with the death of their livestock/pets,