Azolla, where to buy or get it?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LazyBee, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. LazyBee

    LazyBee Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been looking for sources for Azolla. I've found thepondguy.com and it's a bit pricy with the shipping and all. Is there anywhere else to buy it? And around here I see algae on the ponds not this duck weed.

    Also, can anyone tell me if they will winter over out side in zone 6 or do I need to bring it inside?

    Thanks
     
  2. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Tallulah Chicklet

    Tallulah Chicklet Out Of The Brooder

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    FYI, I checked out the above sources, too, then called a local business that installs ponds and sells aquatic plants. The owner invited me to come to his greenhouse once a month and harvest it, because he just sucks it up from his potted plants with a wetvac! I got enough to feed the chickens and start a couple of plastic trays for growing it. Win-win!
     
  4. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you need to save on shipping fees and can find a regular gardener that has it, you don't have to ship the plants in water. All they need is a plastic zippy bag and enough water to keep the bag nice and moist. You can even use a wet paper towel.
     
  5. Asghar Rahimi

    Asghar Rahimi New Egg

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    Azolla Power supplier
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    From Iran
    FOB Price USD 2~5 / Kilogram

    We are manufacturer and supplying of AZOLLA in various forms. 1) Wet Azolla (Up to 96% water content) 2) Azolla in dry from (moisture content not more than 15%) 3) Azolla in powder form (moisture NMT 10%) Variety 2nd and 3rd having long period self life. AZOLLA: We are supplying azolla with specification guaranteed...

    We are supplying azolla with specification guaranteed.

    The nutritional value in Azolla is Rich in proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins (vitamin A, vitamin B12 and Beta- Carotene), growth promoter intermediaries and minerals like calcium, phosphorous, potassium, ferrous, copper and magnesium.
    Dry weight basis, azolla contains 25 - 35 percent protein, 10 - 18 percent minerals and 7 - 10 percent of amino acids, bio-active substances and bio-polymers.
    We can supply free of pathogenic bacteria in azolla powder.


    Here we are mentioning our azolla product specification (proximate analysis results):
    Proximate analysis / specification of Azolla
    Constituent

    % DM

    Moisture : 14% (Max)
    Crude protein : 24% to 32%
    Crude fiber : 16% (Max)
    Ether extract : 3.5% (Max)
    Total ash : 17% (Max)
    Acid insoluble ash : 5% (Max)
    Nitrogen free extract : 29.1% (Min)


    We are seeking your valuable order based on your requirement.
    If any clarifications please feel free to contact us at +989122520559.
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    Specifications





    Mg
    %

    Ca
    %

    K
    %

    P
    %

    N (Total)
    %

    pH

    1:5 dilution

    EC (Ds/m)
    1:5 dilution

    C/N



    O.C %
    0.98

    4.12

    1.15

    1.04

    1.68

    8-8.5

    2.15

    15-18

    25.5
    Kd

    mg/kg

    Pb

    mg/kg

    B

    mg/kg

    Cu

    mg/kg

    Mo

    mg/kg

    Zn

    mg/kg

    Mn

    mg/kg

    Fe

    mg/kg

    Na
    %
    3.21

    23.3

    23.59

    24.65

    2.21

    68.9

    359.1

    3569.5

    0.78


    Azolla is a great free floating fern which grows very well in the right conditions and can be put to many uses.
    Azolla is a great free floating fern which grows very well in the right conditions and can be put to many uses. As cattle feed it increases milk production in cows, as chicken feed it increases weight of chicken and eggs, as a biofertilizer it provides nitrogen supplement to plants and it can also be eaten by human beings.
     

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