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Poultry manure composting: an exploratory study

Hansen, R.C.; Keener, H.M.; Hoitink, H.A.J.

Transactions of the ASAE 32(6): 2151-2158

1989


ISSN/ISBN: 0001-2351
Accession: 001915009

Research was undertaken to identify design parameters for controlled composting of poultry manure. Of the 7 controllable factors tested, type of amendment, mixing method and initial dry solids content had the most significant impact on rate of poultry manure composting. The C/N ratio, stirring frequency and particle size had the greatest impact on nitrogen retention.

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