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Re: Womcastings and composting
    #86412 - 06/21/00 11:16 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

As a side note I have over 20 feet of horse dung compost [~200 gallons horse dung, with ~200+ gallons of clippings, plant refuse material] that I am running non-hot and letting slow-compost.

Actually, its kinda half and half. No chemical amendments per se except I mix 1 can of Budweiser, 1 can of coke, and 1 cup of dish soap in a sprayer I attach to my hose and water down the pile as I build each layer... for those who don't know the soap breaks down the cellular walls in freshly added clippings/plant material, budwieser feeds the microbes nutrition, coke gets all the bacteria and microbes multiplying like rabbits.

My original pile (the beginning 4-5 feet of the 20+ foot monster pile) I left as is for a month and then turned it out and noticed a lot of red worms had come and made the bottom of the pile their home naturally. I was so happy a smile ran across my face. So I now have both techniques working for me.

My phase II composter I now use just for pasturizing the end compost of a slow run and for bulk pasturizing straws until I get time to get a temperature probe and temperature controller to do exact fast composting runs of horse manure.

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Re: Womcastings and composting
    #86415 - 06/29/00 02:57 AM (18 years, 10 months ago)

Learner, do you sterilize the wormcastings before using them? If so, to what degree? I may try pressure cooking some in filter patch spawn bags. From what I read that you posted, however, sounds like at worst I might want to pasteurize them.

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