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Composting at Edelweis Egg Farm

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One house now has 9.5 month's of manure from the four-cage high system. The Vanguard has been turning the manure between two and three-times a week for 7 months.
The row height is now at 27-29 inches;
The width is about 76 inches;
Moisture is around 45%;
Recent lab tests show an average of 2.75% nitrogen;
Little or no ammonia loss;
Temperatures in row averages 135 degrees F;
Fly populations are dramatically reduced;
Beatles are gone;
Rodent trap count is down from 20 per week to 2;
Operating costs, not counting operator, have been $1.89 per hour after 500 hours of operation;
Paddle wear has been negligible;
This turner is a Tool. When used with the proper protocol, it will become your best friend in achieving your poultry management goals.