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manure

the dung of farm animals used as replenishment for the ground.

manure disposal
has become a major problem to animal farming in urban areas. Methods have been devised to avoid labor involvement by the use of pits under animal accommodation, or by discharging onto pasture or into evaporative lagoons by use of a slurry pushed through a hose. Housing animals on litter and rapid composting of the litter has advantages.
manure management
includes collection, storage, fly and odor control, environmental pollution, avoiding soiling of cow's hair and udder, bedding supply and distribution, maintaining good footage.
manure pit gas poisoning
large quantities of hydrogen sulfide gas are produced in pits and tanks in which animal manure is undergoing biological degradation. If the contents of the pit are stirred violently to facilitate emptying, the gas may be released into the atmosphere in a high concentration, and if the area is enclosed, poisoning of animals and humans can occur.
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He says the companies write the contracts, set the prices, pay the growers based on weight when the chickens are delivered and make no allowances to cover the "costly and labor-intensive" work of dead bird and manure disposal.
Having heifers custom raised may allow additional cows to be milked using available on-farm labor, housing, feed, and manure disposal rights resources, but producers relinquish some of the control of the animals.
As a result, the total land simulated for scenarios IV-VI and VII-IX was equivalent to the total land required for liquid manure disposal for the N (scenario I) and High P (scenario II) land application scenarios (Table 3).
The Indian government saw the digester as a means of manure disposal and a source of very high quality fertilizer while providing methane gas as a cooking and lighting source.
CAFO 3 claimed two fields totaling 52 ha available for manure disposal versus 28 ha needed.