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Poultry manure composting; system design

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

Paper, American Society of Agricultural Engineers (88-4049): 21


ISSN/ISBN: 0149-9890
Accession: 001915011

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Various types, combinations and mixing ratios of poultry manure and organic amendments were tested. Controllable factors having a significant impact on rate of composting of caged egg layer poultry manure were identified. A pilot study of the chosen factors was conducted. Type of amendment, mixing method and initial dry solids content had the most significant impact on rate of poultry manure composting.

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