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Look what Rabbit Poo can do!

Post  JackieB999 on 2/21/2013, 8:41 am

I wanted to share some pics of my lettuce plants. I made my MM with only 4 composts because thats all I could find at the time, and one of them was worm casings.

After reading on the forums how much everybody liked rabbit poo... I found some organic poo on ebay, of all places.

These 2 lettuce pots were planted at the same time in the same mix, but one seemed to be doing much better than the other. I added RP about a week ago to the plant on the right... and look at all the new green growth Very Happy


After pic... lots of new growth on right


This pic is from a week before adding the rabbit poo. The pot in question is now on the left.

I really like this stuff! BTW... it was uncomposted pellets.

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Post  gwennifer on 2/21/2013, 11:03 am

How long are you going to let that beautiful lettuce grow? Eat it!

Poo from ebay - now that's dedication to your SFG! rock on
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Post  JackieB999 on 2/21/2013, 11:17 am

LOL... I've been eating the lettuce... it just keeps growing! I only take a few leaves at a time from the outside, from the big plants rock on

I used ebay as a last resort because I dont have any rabbit poo nearby and I'd have to drive about an hour to a farm, so I figured, what the heck. I either had to pay shipping or gas. I had to hide that purchase from the husband Embarassed
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Post  landarch on 2/21/2013, 7:15 pm

what about buying a rabbit?
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Post  bnoles on 2/21/2013, 7:28 pm

hmmmm.... I am almost finished building my chicken coop.... maybe I should put rabbits in there instead Cool Cool Cool

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Post  landarch on 2/21/2013, 7:32 pm

I have a friend with a daughter raising rabbits for 4H...just had babies this past week. Hopefully they'll save some poo for me.
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Post  JackieB999 on 2/21/2013, 7:56 pm

@landarch wrote:what about buying a rabbit?

You know, I would really like that. They're very gentle and fluffy creatures. But I live in a community where we cant have farm animals outside, and I already have 2 cats inside that love to hunt No . Aren't rabbits happier outdoors anyway?
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Post  JackieB999 on 2/21/2013, 8:01 pm

@bnoles wrote:hmmmm.... I am almost finished building my chicken coop.... maybe I should put rabbits in there instead Cool Cool Cool

Cheers back to you, Bob At least you have options with that pen. It's very odd to like poo... but I really like rabbit poo! I had some Hen poo mixed in my original MM but the rabbit poo really appears to be like rocket fuel, as I believe Plantoid said.
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Post  FamilyGardening on 2/21/2013, 10:30 pm

Thanks for sharing your pic's!
we are getting two baby bunnies the first of march Very Happy

cant wait to be able to add their poo to our compost!

happy gardening
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Post  JackieB999 on 2/22/2013, 1:04 pm

You're welcome, Rose. Good luck with those babies, thats very exciting!
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Post  Triciasgarden on 2/23/2013, 12:18 am

Thank you for sharing with us, your lettuce looks wonderful!
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Post  tracyjayne on 3/25/2013, 8:24 pm

Just wanted to pipe in, we have english angora rabbits in our sun room and I save their poo and make a tea with it .... I can't wait to see how it works this year. I have heard it is wonderful!
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Post  plantoid on 3/26/2013, 8:12 am

@tracyjayne wrote:Just wanted to pipe in, we have english angora rabbits in our sun room and I save their poo and make a tea with it .... I can't wait to see how it works this year. I have heard it is wonderful!
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TJ ..Honest ??

Cor you guys over the pond are strange ?????? Smile

We English use tea bags or loose tea leaves for our tea Laughing

PS we also put custard on our rhubarb not horse muck Wink
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Post  Kelejan on 3/26/2013, 8:38 am

That was my first thought as well, Plantoid. Very Happy
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Post  boog1 on 3/26/2013, 8:48 am

Ok so now that we pretty mush ascertained that rabbit poo is great for the garden, my next ? Is what about the pee part of the waste ? I have the lumber to built a rabbit hutch and what I was thinking of doing was making some sort of catch pan under it so it falls in a tub to carry and put on the garden. Can they both be put in the garden or do I need to devise a way to drain off the pee and jus use the poo ? Any thoughts or advice on this ??

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Post  HillbillyBob on 3/29/2013, 5:04 pm

@bnoles wrote:hmmmm.... I am almost finished building my chicken coop.... maybe I should put rabbits in there instead Cool Cool Cool
chicken poo work greats too if you compost it first I sill keep both rabbits for theit "Poo"& for meat and chickens for their eggs Shocked Shocked Shocked I never got rich selling rabbit Poo I did sell some on ebay a while back Twisted Evil Black Gold Rolling Eyes
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