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  • Subject: [nafex] Re: Animal manure NPK values
  • Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 02:40:15 -0000


.55% N for WET cow manure, BUT

3.0% N for DRY cow manure and

6.0 to 8.0% for some of the other DRY manures off the farm

When you consider that we usually apply great weighty amounts of wet
manure then I think you would agree that manure can supply a
significant source of N, even at .55%

I use at least a two inch layer of manure when I apply it. When I
apply blood meal by comparison I apply a layer that is barely
I'm a big fan of manure, it has a balanced NPK, a fair amount of
carbon, microbiotic life, and micronutrients. The results however
speak for themselves.

Kevin B

--- In nafex@y..., "del stubbs" <pinewoodel@h...> wrote:
> I drew these figures out of it, some suprising comparisons.....Del
> Dried Blood 12.0
> Feathers 15.30
> Coffee Grounds 2.08
> Turkey 1.30
> Cow .55
> >here's a table with some NPK values(wet weight
> >basis), for a variety of animal manures.
> >
> >
> >
> >Lucky
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