Characterization and composting of poultry litter in forced-aeration piles

@inproceedings{Tiquia2002CharacterizationAC,
  title={Characterization and composting of poultry litter in forced-aeration piles},
  author={Sonia M Tiquia and N. Tam},
  year={2002}
}
The environmental problems associated with raw poultry manure application could be mitigated by stabilizing its nutrient and organic matter (OM) contents by composting before application to agricultural soils. In the present study, quantitative changes in physical, chemical, and microbial properties of poultry litter (a mixture of poultry manure, wood shavings, waste feed, and feathers) were studied in order to understand the composting process and evaluate the suitability of the composted… CONTINUE READING
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