publication . Article . 2014

COMPOSTING OF RABBIT MORTALITIES IMPLEMENTD IN THE EXPERIMENTAL FARM AT CHAPINGO AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY

Y. Jerónimo-Romero; L.A. Miranda-Romero; L.A. Saavedra-Jiménez;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2014 Journal: Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems (issn: 1870-0462, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Abstract
In order to investigate the feasibility of composting rabbit carcasses with various substrates, six treatments were established according to the substrate used: oat straw-rabbit manure-dead rabbit (PAEC), wood shavings- rabbit manure- dead rabbit (EVC) and oat straw-dead rabbit (PAC), with or without the addition of 0.3 % ( v / w) mixed microbial inoculum consisting of Streptomyces spp, Aspergillus sp, Cladosporium sp. Temperature, pH, dry matter (DM ), moisture, organic matter (OM), ash and ammonia was measured. The substrates were aerated by turning at 25 days of composting. The analysis was performed with the GLM procedure (SAS, 2009) and the Tukey test. The ...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragescomplex mixturesfungi
free text keywords: compost system, rabbit carcass, inoculum., Agriculture, S, Agriculture (General), S1-972
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