Composting bedding with Stall Dry

pricem11

Songster
12 Years
Aug 14, 2007
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Pittsboro, NC
I have a question about composting manure and bedding. I have a smallish coop, so I use a fair amount of Stall Dry. Does anyone know whether this product contains chemicals that would survive composting and be harmful to plants in the garden? Thanks for any reply.

Mark
 

ChickMomma

In the Brooder
12 Years
Apr 26, 2007
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0
39
Mark,
I have been using stall dry in my coop as well this winter. The bag states that it is made from all natural ingredients. I am planning on putting it in my compost pile and letting it compost for a season before I use it. I also add grass clippings and leaves so by the time I put it in my garden the ratio of stall dry to other materials should be relatively low. If you still have the bag it came in there should be a customer service # on it or a company that you can look up on the internet to call and ask!
Susanne
 

EweSheep

Flock Mistress
13 Years
Jan 12, 2007
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Land of Lincoln
I've used Stall Dry for four years and did use it for my compost pile and never had a problem with them. Go ahead and use them!
 

Tuffoldhen

Flock Mistress
12 Years
Jan 30, 2007
7,502
76
301
WV
I use Dry Stall with the pine shavings and always put it on our garden and till it in... no problems...
 

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