[permaculture] Pet wastes....
rollens at fidnet.com
Mon Jul 31 12:48:14 EDT 2006
One more thing, James...in the past, raising various animals....horses,
calves, chickens, mice, hamsters, etc, the general rule is that if the pen
or cage or stall smells, you aren't using enough bedding. Keep in mind that
the manure is the "hot" or "green" stuff in the compost and the bedding is
the "brown" stuff. The correct proportions are approximately 20% hot to 80%
cold, or brown. Add moisture and it composts. At the beginning there might
be a smell, but it's not that nasty doggie poo smell.
Lisa, in the Ozarks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Noctaire" <noctaire at infobin.org>
To: "'permaculture'" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 11:08 AM
Subject: [permaculture] Pet wastes....
> We have 3 dogs including 1 which is a monster (big ole Saintie). I hate
> throwing away all that potentially useful fertilizer so I'm looking for
> suggestions on how to dispose of it differently. I'm considering a can in
> the ground solution but odor can NOT be a factor; we're in a subdivision
> with houses being close so I need something that will do the trick for a
> of scat but without the stench.
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