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Recycling Digested Manure Solids for Dairies
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Sixth International Dairy Housing Conference Proceeding, 16-18 June 2007, (Minneapolis, Minnesota) (Electronic Only) 701P0507e.(doi:10.13031/2013.22818)
Authors: Daniel J Meyer, Leo Timms, Lara Moody, Robert Burns
Keywords: Keywords: Anaerobic, digester, separator, separated solids, bedding bacteria count, somatic cell count, separator manure analysis, composted separated solids
Dairies, in colder climate areas, have been reluctant to use separated manure solids for bedding cows in free stalls due to cow health concerns. The primary objectives of this research was to process dairy manure through an anaerobic digester followed by a manure solids separator and investigate the effectiveness of the recovered fiber as a dairy bedding material. The secondary objective was to see if phosphorus was partitioned into the solids recovered using the solids-- separator.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)