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Bunny Waste in Compost??

Post  Irish3 on 3/19/2012, 12:15 pm

I'm struggling with the compost aspect for my garden.. I saw something today that mentioned using the bunnies litterbox in a compost pile?? Seeing as how I do have a bunny that generates a whole lot of waste I thought I'd ask you all.. because it just seems odd.. but if it's safe and do-able I will have no problem using it... but not until I find out for sure it's good to use in a veggie garden. Thanks for any info!
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Post  curio on 3/19/2012, 12:24 pm

Absolutely!! In fact, manure from healthy rabbits is mild enough to be used directly as a top-dressing in gardens. Most people prefer to compost it. Use it as you would a "green additive" as it should help heat up the pile.
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Re: Bunny Waste in Compost??

Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 3/19/2012, 12:26 pm

I loaded up my compost bin with rabbit manure last fall.....around 50 pounds worth. It's great stuff
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Re: Bunny Waste in Compost??

Post  camprn on 3/19/2012, 1:49 pm

If the bunny poo is in shavings go ahead and throw it in the compost. If the bunny poo is in clay litter, throw it in the trash...

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