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Old 03-19-2009, 10:49 AM
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Buffalo compost

I have a great source for free buffalo castings - LOL. All organic buffalo. No additives to their feed stock nothing.

Anyone have some good receipes for buffalo compost of techniques??

Would this make a good compost?
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I think a green waste compost + manure compost makes an excellent all around compost.
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Sounds like good stuff
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Old 03-19-2009, 07:57 PM
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What about the buffalo part. Similar to a horse or cow. Is horse poo better than cow poo or about the same?
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Old 03-19-2009, 08:56 PM
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i gots the pooooo on me
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What about the buffalo part. Similar to a horse or cow. Is horse poo better than cow poo or about the same?

Animal Manure Comparison

Animal % N Nitrogen % P Phosphorus % K Potassium

Llama 1.7 0.69 0.66

Chicken 1.0 0.8 0.4

Horse 0.7 0.25 0.55

Sheep 0.95 0.35 1.0

Cow 0.6 0.15 0.45

Pig 0.5 0.35 0.4
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Old 07-05-2009, 11:31 PM
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Never tried it

I never tried it. WAITING on the Lawn Solutions compost spreader then I will try all beasts and their compost. David is working on it. Until then ................ I'm spreading humates and proteins (meals) - with CT (of course).
Brown patch is the big thing here in KY right now thank goodness for NPP works as advertised! Word to the wise if you have forcasts of lots of rain for extended periods and hot nights - 75 +++ temps spray NPP. I for sure will add this step to my system in 2010.
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buffalo chips are a bit more spicy
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Horse manure is second only to chicken or rabbit manure for N.

Bovine (buffalo) has manure that can still feed pigs from the gutter. The end result depends on what the critter ate.

Iron in = Iron out. So to speak.
Mg in = mg out. ... etc.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:49 AM
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Welcome to the thread Adam Sandler - LOL - great movie.

When you say spicy what does that mean - nutrient wise? If it is old stuff would it have even more salts in it than horse poo?

In terms of diet these buffalo just eat field fescues. clover and alfalfa.

What would that poo be like for composting?
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