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I have some that's just a few weeks old, mixed with a month old, mixed with, a few months, mixed with whatever didn't fully decompose. Would this still have good NKP?
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Animal manure should be composted for 6 months to allow the ammonia to dissipate. It is best to have two composters going at the same time, when one is full it can be allowed to rot down for 6 months while the other is being filled. Animal manure which has not been properly composted can burn roots.

Rabbit manure is high in N & P, therefore good for leaf, flower and fruit. Ratios of NKP will depend on the animals diet, but typically the percentages are : N - 2.4% : P - 1.4% : K - 0.6%. These ratios compare very favourably against chicken, dairy, stable and sheep manure.
 

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In the mean time, don't forget that whilst it's fermenting there are many uses for rabbit manure. They make very nice stud earrings..or ewe can dip them in chocolate for a special chewy treat. They can double up as marbles or wifeys favourite is to string a few together to make a lovely necklace and bracelet set.
 

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Hmmm.... Must make a few of notes here:

1) Do not buy jewelery from ebay seller named 'sheepy'.
2) Do not buy confectionery with the brand name 'sheepy'.
3) Do not play marbles with anyone named 'sheepy'.
 

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Hmmm.... Must make a few of notes here:

1) Do not buy jewelery from ebay seller named 'sheepy'.
2) Do not buy confectionery with the brand name 'sheepy'.
3) Do not play marbles with anyone named 'sheepy'.

Ewe are cordially invited to an All Ewe Can Eat, All Ewe Can Wear , Marble Themed extravaganza !  :D

 

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Sorry, no offense.
 

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Sorry, no offense.



LOL..none taken..I love it !!
 

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Haha, first laugh of the day ha
 

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