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—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, February 6,1971
Poultry Industry Building - Related Problems and Solutions t
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happy with the arrangement All spread immediately on the land, their neighbors out the country In Canada, they wire floors and daily, met
concepts of manure handling j n Pennsylvania not too many , have aerated the liquid manure chamcally stirrin o the manure
should be developed with the ca a e ,i aver * bouses allow the ' Handling poultry manure by in an attempt to bring the water utilizing a spike-tooth harrow
attitude of it being a valuable manU re under the ca»es to dry ' mg has been lnv estigated .at content down to 25 percent to type device to expose wet sur
by-product rathei than a waste “ Cone UD ” and dlv und s r the Cornell University However, reduce the odoi;s. faces. This constantly keeps
Deep pits are employed in caaes Ia other sta t e 3 this sys . ir ' tbeir tnals the costs of dr - v ' Tn nfhpr nart . of tbe country the surface 01 the manure
Pennsylvania as a system of te m is a little more’ popular. manure have run relatively bacterial dices’ broken U P> and utilizes the fan
handling manure on commercial again, °wh£ this . £? whh f^ftt'poXJmant^S
layer farms This is a droppmg manure 1S disturbed for removal Tbere has been some mv esti- success . -
K7bene th the’ net I S f * ' A new experiment mvotoVthe CSTS&tt
tods The pit is cleaned out 1” monounced to Dut it from ° f insects as a control of moisture from the house
periodically or annually with a ildly and we hav ’ e a ° ultry manure odors. In this There is no odor involved with;
tractor and manure loader.' In Slem ° mv ° lves pla " m ° ?„irS study, fresh poultry, manure the process, and the resultant
one case, this manure is allowed P positive and. n- o ative poles in y , as seeded Wlth a known con- product is approximately 30 per
to accumulate for six years The Il( l uld manure system for wet manure Electric current is centration of fly eggs and the cent moisture. This product
ThP nrohlem wi»h this system handlln S poultry waste is used then passed throu s h the wet eggs were a ji owed to hatch into may be further dned to less
i S That P it die not solv° the fl\ r£rely m Pennsylvania. Where manure m such a way Jiat The larvae then tun . than 10 per cent and utilized as
is that it doe* not solve the il> used dro pping pits or con- water would be removed and downward through the a fertilizer
Dropping pits that are shal tmk Sout tZ weel tore to drt 5C percent After the larvae had gomglo handle a poultry manure
low and utilizing automatic 1 ° before the poultry manure from 60 per- tunneled through the manure, in suc h a manner-that they can
OT .pars work leuon.bly well. ™ s ‘ m b , e c £ Wemced ton, cent mo.sture tn a point of non- « ™ fly Set th “ r " eiBhb °”-
provided they utilize a stain- tfae pit and thls create 3 some conduction of electricity which Qr ” arvae development The Industry’s Future
less steel cabae However the=e oJor prcblems> in itself would make it imprac- YnterestiimJy the P fly pupae Practically all new poultry
cables last omv a relatively shorn tical. was harvested’la‘er and “round housing in three years will have
period of economic time due to Lagoons as a means of manure- was harvested la„er and & rouna f f controlled gnviron
the corrosive action of acid in disposal in the poultry industry Incineration, as a means of up and fed back ,o the chicks Wlth air.COn
the droppings Breakdowns, of wih be mentioned only in pass- taking care of poultiy manure, as a substitute for soybean meal n<y , refrigeration This
course, require replacement of ing as this system has been has been tried in Pennsylvania, The Penn State Effort a pre diction made by a recent
the cable at considerable cost, t.ied m Pennsylvania and for however, there are many prob- nnhiication
to say nothing of the accumuia- one reason or another has been Jems involved with this process In my estimation, Pennsyl- " _ what we
tion of the manure duung the abandoned as a system for In fact, the incineration equip- vania State University has come uoultrv
•breakdown period handling poultry manure I ment, along with its added pol- up with an ultimate m provid- would like to nose
This constant agitation of the might mention, however, that lution problems, may be as ex- mg an answer to the poultry “ , . .. 7fl , The ac .
manure causes an odor problem, other states have utilizeo this pensive as drying equipment to manure problem. Workers here s
and if no provision is made fer method of manure disposal, build, mstall and operate. Several other methods of (Cntinued on Page 23)
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Quality Tills Year.
Our Fie’ds Were Not
Hit By Blight.
Here are several growers
who use YW Hybrids. May
be one of them is your neigh
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SX 804 230 bu./A.
LESTER W. TR'OXELL
SX 804 —2OO bu./A,
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this program can do for your com yields. Callop write tdday
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“Cwffarv to popular opinion mv soils and
vi°i<is have steadily improved over the o-year
period Fve been on the Grower’s program The
on'v wav I wou’d stop using Growers Ferti
lizer Solutions is if they would stop marketing
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“Por mv opinion. Grower? complete analysis -
fertilizer solution is one of the best and quick
est acting starter fertilizers on the market to-_
day Ii) addition, I like the fact that it is non
poisonous to livestock, does not create -nitrate -
poisoning and won’t counteract my limestone.”
5 vr. user
58.40/A. Fertilizer Cost
203.7 bu./A. Yield
8 yr. user
59.20/A. Fertilizer Cost
200.0 bu./A,’Yield '
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Treated against rot, mildew, !
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TOP QUALITY AT
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