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Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 4/9/2012, 7:20 pm

Hey.....

I found a store that carries pelletized chicken manure compost. It's a 25 pound bag. Since it's dry, how would that 25 pound bag compare to a non-dry manure compost? Every other composted manure I've seen is usually 40 pounds and it's not dry.
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Post  TN_GARDENER on 4/9/2012, 7:59 pm

@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:Hey.....

I found a store that carries pelletized chicken manure compost. It's a 25 pound bag. Since it's dry, how would that 25 pound bag compare to a non-dry manure compost? Every other composted manure I've seen is usually 40 pounds and it's not dry.

This is an interesting find.

I'd say most manure is at least 50% water.

Just a guess.

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Post  plantoid on 4/9/2012, 8:49 pm

TTT best look a the recommended usage rate and then that of the other bagged stuff there should be a relationship there somewhere .



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Three ounces of the chicken stuff to one square yard of ground

1/2 a cubic foot of bagged to one square yard of ground

You should also find the price per sq yard comparison interesting when you work out the totals .
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Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 4/9/2012, 9:08 pm

@plantoid wrote:TTT best look a the recommended usage rate and then that of the other bagged stuff there should be a relationship there somewhere .



eg.

Three ounces of the chicken stuff to one square yard of ground

1/2 a cubic foot of bagged to one square yard of ground

You should also find the price per sq yard comparison interesting when you work out the totals .

Thanks for the heads up. Now that I know where to get the stuff, I won't mind driving back down there again....it's maybe 20 minutes from my house.
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Post  philct on 4/10/2012, 10:48 pm

I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...
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Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 4/10/2012, 11:03 pm

@philct wrote:I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...

Chickitty doo doo is pelletized too, right?
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Post  philct on 4/10/2012, 11:13 pm

@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...

Chickitty doo doo is pelletized too, right?

It is pelletized yeah
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Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 4/10/2012, 11:45 pm

@philct wrote:
@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...

Chickitty doo doo is pelletized too, right?

It is pelletized yeah

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Post  philct on 4/10/2012, 11:49 pm

@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:
@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...

Chickitty doo doo is pelletized too, right?

It is pelletized yeah


I emailed the company and they believe that it can be used as part of the mix without burning the plants. I'll keep a log this year as I have 40 strawberrys planted in my MM right now... We'll see how they do
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Post  Too Tall Tomatoes on 4/10/2012, 11:53 pm

@philct wrote:
@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:
@Too Tall Tomatoes wrote:
@philct wrote:I put 2 40 pound bags of chickitty doo doo in my square bed as part of a 5 part mix... Counted each bag as 1CF... So far, some of the strawberry's I had planted are starting to sprout...

Chickitty doo doo is pelletized too, right?

It is pelletized yeah


I emailed the company and they believe that it can be used as part of the mix without burning the plants. I'll keep a log this year as I have 40 strawberrys planted in my MM right now... We'll see how they do

If the manure's fully composted there shouldn't be a problem.

Keeping a log?? That reminds me I should start keeping a log of my gardening this year. I have all sorts of crazy ideas and I want to be able to keep track of them all.
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