Evaluation of Optimum Moisture Content for Composting of Beef Manure and Bedding Material Mixtures Using Oxygen Uptake Measurement

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Kim, Eunjong ; Lee, Dong-Hyun ; Won, Seunggun ; Ahn, Heekwon (2015)
  • Publisher: Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies (AAAP) and Korean Society of Animal Science and Technology (KSAST)
  • Journal: Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, volume 29, issue 5, pages 753-758 (issn: 1011-2367, eissn: 1976-5517)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5713/ajas.15.0875, pmc: PMC4852240
  • Subject: Moisture Content; Beef Manure; Bedding Material; Oxygen Uptake Rate; Water Holding Capacity | Bedding Material | QP501-801 | Water Holding Capacity | Animal biochemistry | Animal culture | Beef Manure | Oxygen Uptake Rate | Moisture Content | SF1-1100 | Article
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Moisture content influences physiological characteristics of microbes and physical structure of solid matrices during composting of animal manure. If moisture content is maintained at a proper level, aerobic microorganisms show more active oxygen consumption during comp... View more