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sawdust

used as litter for chickens and bedding for horses. Sawdust made from treated timber may cause pentachlorophenol and other wood preservative poisoning. Fungi growing in sawdust litter in poultry houses may cause poisoning in the birds. See also entandrophragma cylindricum, juglans nigra.
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A few people remarked that the horse seemed to be blowing quite loudly from his nostrils in the parade ring before the race and we think the sawdust was irritating him.
Passersby on the street stopped to "ooh" and "ah" as we spread the plush, richly hued sawdust into a magical carpet of texture and design.
Working with Philipp Janak here in Fellbach, a small town near Stuttgart, they have converted the upper levels of the sawdust storage tower of a redundant timber factory into a duplex dwelling.
Kitter, fireplace ashes, cinders, sawdust and playground sand are the items the Department of was recommending owners to provide traction for city walkers prevent snow removal tickets after and deep freeze.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines even allow sawdust to be considered in this definition of recycled paper.
The 14MW power plant will be fuelled by wood waste and sawdust that is generated from the sawmill industry.
Contract award notice: Supply of sawdust for the sawdust thermal plant - vlahita town, Harghita county.
There were preferences for soft surfaces such as sawdust in contrast to sand and mattress beddings (Tucker et al.
You simply let nature take its course and then cover up the evidence with sawdust.
Introduction of a feed system that facilitates and controls the fuel feed to the furnace enabled the use of sawdust and pellets for Tobacco curing and grains drying.
The cattle manure is generally collected by using bedding materials such as sawdust and rice hull in Korea, thus composting is the most common treatment method of collected cattle manure and bedding material mixtures.