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The Giri Raja Chicken - YouTube

Welfare groups have been saying for years that modern farming should give up the use of finely-tuned specialist chickens, split into meat and egg producing f...
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Crazy Contraption Turns Cow Poo Into Clean Water, Fertilizer, and Natural Gas (ahem)

Crazy Contraption Turns Cow Poo Into Clean Water, Fertilizer, and Natural Gas (ahem) | Permaculture, Homesteading & Green Technology | Scoop.it

"I know what you’re thinking: “Water from cow shit? Bullshit.” And you’re right — it works on bulls too!"

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What To Do With All of the Poo? - Modern Farmer

What To Do With All of the Poo? - Modern Farmer | Permaculture, Homesteading & Green Technology | Scoop.it

"This has led some farmers to come up with enterprising ways to get rid of excess excrement. In addition to some growing interest in using manure for energy production, farmers are monetizing manure in the form of organic fertilizers that can be shipped around the country. According to the USDA, the poop from poultry and cattle feedlots is drier than that from dairy or hog farms. Turned into fertilizer pellets, the sterilized manure can be safely applied to fields without the worry that pathogens could contaminate the produce. Farrow visited one farmer who was making about $40,000 a year pelletizing and selling the waste from his 20,000 hens. That’s not insignificant income for a farmer."

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