cow manure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cow manure cow excreta used as fertilizer
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In literature:

He keeps the cows in cool sheds, feeds them on cut fodder, and saves every ounce of the manure.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
Will the manure from one cow serve to enrich 10 acres of land?
"The Farm That Won't Wear Out" by Cyril G. Hopkins
Manure from cow stables, 244.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Cow manure over a year old is best.
"The Mayflower, January, 1905" by Various
The stable fly breeds in moist accumulations of straw, chaff, cow or horse manure, and various fermenting vegetable substances.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is certainly safe to say, that a careful man can make the manure of a cow pay for her body every year.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
MILCH COWS reduce the value of their manure by changing a part of their food into milk.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
The cows must be kept clean, and manure must not be permitted to collect upon the tail, sides, udder and belly of any milch cow.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
Many of the great growers advise dipping the roots in liquid mud mixed with a little cow manure before planting.
"Roses and Rose Growing" by Rose Georgina Kingsley
Following his instructions I boiled the trap in weak lye and then daubed it over with fresh cow manure.
"Fox Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Contamination of milk by the manure of tuberculous cows can also occur.
"Food Poisoning" by Edwin Oakes Jordan
The most desirable Manure for the garden and for house plants is probably old cow Manure.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Down he and the others went, and were lodged in the cow-house below amid the warm manure.
"Humours of Irish Life" by Various
Every other year they have either a repetition of this or some cooling cow manure.
"Wood and Garden" by Gertrude Jekyll
In sandy or gravelly soils, however, cow manure or that from the pigsty will serve far better.
"Making a Rose Garden" by Henry H. Saylor
In addition to this the soil should be a well-drained sandy loam enriched with old cow-manure and leaf-soil.
"Beautiful Bulbous Plants" by John Weathers
Store the manure under cover outside the cow-house, and remove it to a distance as often as practicable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
The manure from the sty should always be collected as carefully as that from the stable or cow-house, and husbanded in the same way.
"Sheep, Swine, and Poultry" by Robert Jennings
Dig a trench about 2-1/2 ft. deep, and put in the bottom a layer of cow manure, as this will be lasting.
"Gardening for Little Girls" by Olive Hyde Foster
Two packets of choice Russian Violet seed were then sown in friable soil, well sifted, and made rich with a bottom layer of old cow manure.
"A Garden with House Attached" by Sarah Warner Brooks

In news:

We studied why in the world would we stuff a cow horn with manure.
Farm uses cow manure to generate electricity.
Cow manure being used to power Vermont resort's gondola .
Killington ski resort says it's going to power one of its lifts this season with electricity generated from methane gas recovered from cow manure.
The manure from 4,700 first-lactation cows goes to two digesters, then two gensets, to create an average of 1,200 kWh (kilowatt hours) per day.
Cow manure helps keep the lights on in western New York.
Energy from Wisconsin cow manure could replace a coal plant , report says.
Reinford Farm in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania receives 60 to 70 tons/week of commercial food waste, which it processes with manure from about 500 cows.
Abe Sauer grew up shoveling cow manure and now covers politics.
Composting Cow Manure to Generate Heat.
Ski resort powers gondola with cow manure .
The smell, in fact, was that of cow manure , or something that smelled an awful lot like it.
Cow manure being used to power Vermont resort's gondola.
OSU sells milk cows to pay for manure spill.
), I began thinking about how many ways processed cow and chicken–and even worm– manure are used in our gardens.