• 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 Manure?
• Manure is an excellent fertilizer and soil amendment. • They are high in content of vegetable matter and relatively low levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. • Composting manure prior to use is recommended. • This is particularly true on certain “hot” manures, such as horse manure, which may burn plants. [...]