Disease-suppressive chicken poop
Steve Diver (email@example.com)
Mon, 18 Mar 1996 16:21:03 -0600 (CST)
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: 13 Mar 1996 01:18:46 -0800
> From: email@example.com (Larry Caldwell)
> References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Chicken pooh from battery farms
> In article <email@example.com>,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (John Allen) wrote:
> > I am seeking the following information for the Conservation Council of
> > Australia.
> > 1. Any reports containing analysis of chicken pooh from battery farms
> > 2. Broader environmental impact of using chicken pooh from battery
> > farms in stuff like dynamic lifter etc.
> I understand that apple growers in the Yakima Valley of Washington state,
> USA, are sold on one particular supplier of organic chicken pooh fertiliser.
> Not only does it do a good job of fertilizing (chicken manure is high in
> nitrogen) but it also suppressed orchard diseases. The particular
> brand they prefer has been examined and found to contain a much higher
> number of microorganisms than the competing brands. So far, no one has
> determined which microorganisms, if any, are the beneficial ones.
> An article on this subject appeared in the _Capital Press_, a weekly
> agricultural newspaper published in Salem, Oregon USA sometime in
> -- Larry