Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume 2014Number 10November 15, 2014

Manure solids for bedding: an alternative worth considering?

Manure solids for bedding: an alternative worth considering?
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To give milk, a cow must be able to rest comfortably on a good amount of bedding. Can composted or recycled manure be added to the list of options to consider? Certainly! In the United States and Ontario, more and more farms are doing things differently by using recycled or composted manure litter. And, believe it or not, these new types of bedding are gradually appearing on Quebec dairy farms.

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