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Casual ways to ask for manure

- Thu, 12 Dec 2019 05:19:00 EST zwu76y1h No.147086
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Would it be awkward to walk up to someone giving carriage tours of the city and be like "how much for a bag of your horse's shit".
Like obviously I'm not asking mounted police I'm not that stupid but would it be a bad idea to ask a cabbie for some poo? I wouldn't be like "I'M TOO CHEAP TO ORDER FERTILIZER" obviously.
Caroline Semmlepetch - Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:13:20 EST OTAS8VZ2 No.147087 Reply
You can ask mounted police. Instead of asking how much up front, just ask if they want to give it to you first, then negotiate from there. Also make sure to tell them you're a botanist and that you don't have a scat fetish.
Caroline Semmlepetch - Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:14:01 EST OTAS8VZ2 No.147088 Reply
Also, your own poo will convert to finished compost after a few months I think.
Fanny Haffingwill - Mon, 16 Dec 2019 18:22:02 EST KJLiOpMJ No.147099 Reply
Offer to muck a person's animal stalls or facilities in exchange for all or some of the fertilizer.
Caroline Drabblehodge - Sun, 15 Mar 2020 02:02:15 EST 6IK8eNOZ No.147215 Reply
Just make your own compost with food scraps. Youtube it.
Phineas Dartforth - Tue, 24 Mar 2020 06:58:01 EST 8NnaVizo No.147224 Reply
Wow this had been like a year.

Ever heard of horizontal gene transfer?
In a nutshell microorganisms that live in our gut end up in our excrement. Those microorganisms can then transfer or receive genetic material via sex pillars to and from organisms that would be harmful for us just that they can't survive in our bodies. That in turn would create pretty dangerous stuff. And you want to grow stuff you consume on this?
It's the same magnitude of stupid that probably lead to the covid-19 outbreak.

I won't even bore you with lmgtfy links
Hedda Battingdale - Wed, 25 Mar 2020 05:31:13 EST WmMVwVjQ No.147226 Reply
A hot compost pasteurizes the contents, human manure is not more dangerous than the excrement of other mammals which are normally used.
Hedda Pegglewater - Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:23:13 EST 8NnaVizo No.147227 Reply
>A hot compost pasteurizes the contents
It does to some extent but you can't rely on that for safety you want to sterilize all of it not just the patches where the conditions are just right.
The only way to do it safely is to sterile it first before composting which defeats the purpose of being for free.
It may even work in 99.9% of cases the thing is it takes only 0.1% to create something really harmful.

>human manure is not more dangerous than the excrement of other mammals which are normally used.
Read my post again. The microorganisms in our poop are specifically evolved to live in human beings. Poop of other mammals can be evolved to infect us to but nearly not as much.
Also that's the reason why we usually only compost excrement of mammal livestock that are genetically distant enough, like horses & cows, not pigs.

Stop defending being a retard.
Henry Tootforth - Thu, 26 Mar 2020 05:23:11 EST WmMVwVjQ No.147230 Reply
Human manure has been used for millenia and is still used today, you've probably eaten produce grown on human fertilizer. The largest danger from manure are salmonella, e-coli etc. they will be killed in the composting process, if you want to be extra sure you can let it age longer so beneficial soil microbes can outcompete disease causing ones. As you pointed out these microbes evolved inside gi-tracts and are not suited for live in the soil.
Fucking Trotforth - Thu, 26 Mar 2020 05:30:26 EST 8NnaVizo No.147231 Reply
>Human manure has been used for millenia and is still used today.
Nope, it's illegal everywhere except in fucking North Korea.

Stop calling it "human manure" and stop defending retarded shit.
Edward Blenningwill - Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:01:44 EST UtYnyUvy No.147232 Reply
No it's not. You're ignorant bro. I bet you eat food grown with human fertilizer all the time.
Fucking Fenningdock - Thu, 26 Mar 2020 22:20:48 EST 8NnaVizo No.147233 Reply
>I bet you eat food grown with human fertilizer all the time
In a sense, chemicals useful for agriculture are extracted from sewage processing sludge. The end product is completely sterile.
If you want an organic free phosphorous source for compositing use cow manure.
Betsy Manningkene - Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:12:18 EST WmMVwVjQ No.147234 Reply
stop thinking humans are somehow seperate from nature and have qualitatively different poop. The risks are the same compared to other forms of manure.
Fucking Fenningdock - Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:42:03 EST 8NnaVizo No.147235 Reply
>stop thinking humans are somehow seperate from nature
depends on your definition of nature, either way it's irrelevant.
>and have qualitatively different poop.
We do, as has any other animal. Every species has their own "qualitatively different poop".

>The risks are the same compared to other forms of manure.
Nope, there's a difference if environment contains excrement of different species or the same species for a given species inhabiting this environment.
Our poop contains the genetic information on how microorganisms can survive inside us. Other organisms can "get access" to this information.
Consider it a biological infosec problem. If I get your dox it is a risk to you, not so if I get some third party's dox.
Betsy Crembledetch - Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:39:09 EST UtYnyUvy No.147236 Reply
So you are ignorant. All you had to do was say so man. Composting toilets have been a thing since the 70s.
Lydia Hurrybork - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:16:00 EST SrdFanYU No.147243 Reply
Don't just put fresh manure on your plants, human or not. It needs to be hot composted for months like the guy said.

Then it needs to be heavily diluted/mixed into your soil or it'll "burn" the roots.
George Segglehood - Mon, 06 Apr 2020 05:26:17 EST WmMVwVjQ No.147246 Reply
In my experience, you can use it as a planting medium once properly composted, to properly compost it you have to 'dilute' it with enough carbon though.
Charlotte Suffingdale - Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:44:01 EST UtYnyUvy No.147248 Reply
Compost just needs time to cook. You can add extra organic matter like food scraps and stuff. the important thing is to cover with a medium like shredded paper to keep flies and other undesirables out.
Barnaby Biblinglock - Mon, 25 May 2020 10:33:00 EST ddorgNjP No.147288 Reply
You dont need to ask
look for ads in your area for people wanting to get rid of it
horses shit nonstop so they give it away for free if you come and get it
Eliza Bummerhall - Thu, 04 Jun 2020 02:11:01 EST 9x4cClDZ No.147308 Reply
So? Bacteria learn from our poop how to become more well behaved to the point where they can survive in the gut for years without causing enough harm to provoke an immune response? That sounds awesome. It's like housebreaking but for microbes

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