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Definition of manure

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Definition as written by Sugar_fl:

Material - especially barnyard or stable dung, often with discarded animal bedding such as straw - which can be used to fertilize soil

Definition as written by talinum:

A complete fertilizer that is low in nutrients. Example: 1-1-1. Manures vary in nutrients depending on what the animal has been eating and what kind of animal it is. The nutrient content is reduced as the manure ages. Common animals include horse, cow, chicken and sheep.

Manures are good soil conditioners and should always be incorporated into the soil to save nitrogen. Fresh manure will burn plant roots.

I recently read that llama manure is very good. Because:
1. Like cats, they like to poop in the same place, so it
is easy to gather.
2. It can be used immediately without burning plants.

Definition as written by Lophophora:

Anything one does not assent to, philosophically.

Definition as written by Magpye:

Any animal droppings with a high content of nitrogen, these should be composted and aged before use. Take special note not to use cat or dog droppings. All to often these contain disease organisms.


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