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Post  Esther on 4/16/2011, 2:05 pm

Does any one know if you can use dropings froma moose for composting?
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Post  camprn on 4/16/2011, 2:09 pm

I don't know of any reason to not use it. They are herbivores, so it should be well enough to use
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Post  Esther on 4/16/2011, 7:07 pm

Thanks got lots of it so that sure will help sunny
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Post  fiddleman on 4/16/2011, 7:22 pm

I agree, moose manure is probably wonderful stuff... reminds me of an old joke though...

A Scotsman paying his first visit to the zoo stopped by one of the cages.
"An' whut animal would that be?" he asked the keeper.
"That's a moose from Canada," came the reply.
"A moose!" exclaimed the Scotsman, "Hoots! They must ha' rats like elephants over there!"

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Post  camprn on 4/16/2011, 7:29 pm

@fiddleman wrote:I agree, moose manure is probably wonderful stuff... reminds me of an old joke though...

A Scotsman paying his first visit to the zoo stopped by one of the cages.
"An' whut animal would that be?" he asked the keeper.
"That's a moose from Canada," came the reply.
"A moose!" exclaimed the Scotsman, "Hoots! They must ha' rats like elephants over there!"

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Post  Old Hippie on 4/16/2011, 9:02 pm

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Love it!!

And I would use moose manure in the compost heap. If I didn't make jewellery out of it that is.

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 4/16/2011, 9:11 pm

I really never thought I'd laugh out loud in a moose manure post. Good stuff.
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Post  westie42 on 4/16/2011, 9:36 pm

I sure needed a good laugh and got it thanks fiddleman. I have looked the NPK values of common animals over, being in farm country a lot is available here. But moose don't visit Iowa all that often. We do get to follow a stray one in the news every few years though. I Googled fertilizer values of MP and from your university site found this info.
"Moose droppings have the following fertilizer equivalent values during the months of May and June: moisture ,74 percent; nitrogen, 2.5 percent; phosphate (P205), 1.8 percent; potassium (K20), 1.2 percent; zinc, 0.6 percent; calcium, 1.6 percent; and magnesium, 0.7 percent. The nutrient values for moose droppings during the winter months is less than 50 percent of the summer values."
That is some pretty hot stuff compared to any other animals listed, their web site is here.
http://www.uaf.edu/ces/publications-db/catalog/anr/LPM-00340.pdf
This could be some great high octane poop but think a call to the extension office for handling advice mite be in order.
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