Poultry litter is a substance found on the floor of poultry houses that is comprised of a base bedding material, such as wood shavings, pine bark, rice hulls, peanut hulls, or ground warm season grasses, and is then mixed with water, feed, feathers, additives (such as alum) and poultry manure as the chicken or turkey matures.
Relative low nutrient analysis of N-P-K (Table 1).
Poultry Litter Ash (Co-Products)
After combustion or gasification, the resulting product is poultry litter ash (PLA), with a reduction in the original feedstock material by 90% by weight. The PLA is sterile, and is a powder like material with high concentrations of nutrients (Table 1).
Ash can be granulated into prills similar to commercial fertilizer.
Known and consistent concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur presented in a standard format of N-P2O5-K2O-S.
Typical sources include urea and liquid urea-ammonium nitrate (UAN) for nitrogen and triple super phosphate and diammonium phosphate for phosphorus.
|Poultry Litter Ash||0.3||0.3||18.6||13.9||2.4|
|Triple Super Phosphate||0.0||0||46||0||2|
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March 18, 2020