What kind of animal manure is good for composting?
Choose animal bedding or manure from herbivores. Hot composting methods will ensure that weed seeds and pathogens will be killed. Avoid using manure or bedding from animals that have been treated with de-worming medication, as this is harmful to the insects needed for composting.

To compost dog waste and cat litter and feces, use a dedicated, below-ground pet waste composter, also called a digester. Find more information on the City Farmer Website.

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1. Why does my compost smell bad? How do I fix it?
2. Why is my pile taking forever to compost?
3. How do I keep rodents out of my pile?
4. How do I avoid bears in my pile?
5. Bears have already been in my compost, how do I make them go away?
6. Are flies in my compost pile good or bad?
7. Is it okay to put diseased plants, invasive weeds or weed seeds in my compost pile?
8. How can I compost weed seeds, diseased plants and invasive weeds with rhizomatous root systems?
9. Can I make a fertilizer out of weeds?
10. How do I know when the compost is finished?
11. Can I add grass or plants that have been treated with herbicides or pesticides to my pile?
12. What kind of animal manure is good for composting?
13. Why do my eggshells take forever to compost?
14. How do I compost my food scraps during the winter when my pile is frozen solid?