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After slaughter, what happens to the unused cow parts?

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After slaughter, what happens to the unused cow parts?

morgan | Mar 18, 2006 05:56 PM

Have always wondered. Simply out of curiosity, not from any morbid fascination to the gross or controversial. After the edible beef is taken, what happens to the heads, hooves, and other unused parts? Buried? Ground up for use as fertilizer? There's a lot of mystery surrounding what happens at a slaughterhouse.

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