Turkey vs. Armadillo

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  1. ED Vanderbeck

    ED Vanderbeck Senior Refuge Member

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    Do they use chicken litter for fertilizer in ne mo or iowa just asking
     
  2. Jawbreaker

    Jawbreaker Senior Refuge Member

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    I don't think so. No chicken farms in either area, so if they're using chicken crap, they're trucking it in. With all of the hog confinements, I doubt there is a need.
     
  3. ED Vanderbeck

    ED Vanderbeck Senior Refuge Member

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    We had large numbers of turkeys for 25 + years then they suddenly vanish and some of our kdwp guys tell me they were overpopulated for all them years then within a few years they crash. I think their were other factors in the decline of these birds. First turkey i ever saw was 1984 shorty after reintroduction number exploded for 30 yrs then mysteriously die off because of overpopulation i am not buying that one the die offs started about 2007 here in cherokee 6 weeks of ice on ground got a lot, then floods,and the poision they call fertilizer all started about the same time. I am sure it is a coincidence on the last one. I hear missouri cannot put chicken litter on the ground can anyone verify this. Some states ban its use on the grounds because of the introducing of disease into the soil
     
  4. duckdude101

    duckdude101 New Member

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    There is a lot of chicken litter being spread on fields for fertilizer in SW MO. Litter spreading outfits are advertising their services, so I'd say its not illegal.
     
  5. JP

    JP Elite Refuge Member

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    Tyson Foods found that E-coli in their chicken product declined by ~95% once they quit feeding chicken litter (ground into their base feed) back to them.
     
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  6. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member Supporting Member

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    :eek:
     
  7. Marshwalker

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    Aliens took them (turkeys)
     
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