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Growing with cow manure?

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by peridot, May 19, 2019.

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  1. peridot

    peridot New Member

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    Is it safe to grow tortoise food with cow manure?
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    Maro2Bear Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Do you mean the bags of “Composted Cow Manure” that is sold by Garden Centers? Yes....all safe.

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    Yes! I got composted cow manure and just wanted to double check! It’s safe?
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    Maro2Bear Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    You’re fine. That stuff is “usually” ran through a processing plant where it’s roasted/heated to kill any seeds/grains, etc that are still in there. You will be fine.
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    As long as the tortoise doesn't have direct access to the product, its fine.
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    Personally I like earthworms & nightcrawlers & their casings, but that's just me.
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    I use tortoise manure because well Ive got plenty HAHAHA
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