Asked by: Yorel Romon
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th February, 2020

What type of manure is the best fertilizer?

Animal Manure Comparison
  • Alpaca Manure (1.7-.69-1.2) Alpaca Compost has the highest N-P-K of any natural fertilizer.
  • Poultry Manures (1.1-1.4-0.6)
  • Cattle Manure (0.6-0.2-0.5)
  • Goat Manure (0.7-0.3-0.9)
  • Horse Manure (0.7-0.3-0.6)
  • Sheep Manure (0.7-0.3-0.9)
  • Pig Manure (0.5-0.3-0.5)
  • Rabbit Manure (2.4-1.4-0.6)

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Keeping this in view, which type of manure is best?

Age-Old Wisdom meets Modern Tools

Type of Garden Best Type of Manure Best Time to Apply
Flower cow, horse early spring
Vegetable chicken, cow, horse fall, spring
Potato or root crop chicken, cow, horse fall, spring
Acid-loving plants (blueberries, azaleas, mountain laurel, rhododendrons) cow, horse early fall or not at all

Secondly, which is better chicken manure or cow manure? Dried poultry manure is two to three times as rich as cow manure in inorganic fertilizer content. Poultry droppings are better manure than cow dung (or other farmyard manure) in nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium content, the elements most deficient in Indian soil.

People also ask, is manure a good fertilizer?

Manure is an excellent fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other nutrients. It also adds organic matter to the soil which may improve soil structure, aeration, soil moisture-holding capacity, and water infiltration.

What manure has the most nitrogen?

Dry Manure Dried bat "guano," as it is known, has the highest percentage of nitrogen of commonly used aged manures -- bat waste is made up of 10 percent nitrogen. Other high-nitrogen manures sources are those of sheep, pigs and poultry, which each contain between 3.2 and 3.5 percent nitrogen.

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