• Most animal manure is feces. • Common forms of animal manure include farmyard manure (FYM) or farm slurry (liquid manure). • FYM also contains plant material (often straw), which has been used as bedding for animals. • This material has absorbed the feces and urine. • Agricultural manure in liquid form, known as slurry. [...]
Guano is the excrement – feces and urine, of seabirds, cave dwelling bats, and seals.
• Guano manure is an effective fertilizer. • This is due to its high levels of phosphorus and nitrogen and its lack of odor. • It was an important source of nitrates for gunpowder. • Soil that is [...]
What is Bone Meal?
• Bone meal is a mixture of crushed and coarsely ground bones. • It is used as an organic fertilizer for plants and formerly in animal feed. • It is a slow-release fertilizer. • Bone meal is primarily used as a source of phosphorus. • Bone meal is a material made [...]