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mikesturf
07-28-2004, 01:50 AM
I have a horse farm near me and I can get free used horse bedding. The bedding contains hay and sawdust. Will this be a good mixture, as is, for composting? How long will it need to compost?

Dchall_San_Antonio
08-02-2004, 05:25 PM
Sawdust and hay make good additives to manure. Is there some manure in there somewhere?

It needs to compost until it smells fantastic through and through. I would guess between 5 months and a year. I can put you in touch with someone who does this as a sideline and has found ways to accelerate the process. Write to me for his address.