Available Technology

Compositions and Methods of Treating Animal Manure

Manure amendment and method for controlling ammonia emissions from poultry litter and reducing phosphorus runoff. The manure amendment is produced by adding various combinations/ratios of sulfuric acid, bauxite and water to alum mud, a waste product from manufacturing alum (aluminum phosphate).

Benefits

•  The manure amendment is economical to produce
•  Has many of the properties of aluminum sulfate
•  The exact formulation of the final product can be tailored to fit specific manure type
 

Applications

•  Controlling ammonia emissions from poultry houses and reducing phosphorus runoff
•  Treated manure lowers the concentration of ammonia in animal rearing facilities and improves environmental, health and/or animal performance
 
 
Benefits: 
  • The manure amendment is economical to produce
  • Has many of the properties of aluminum sulfate
  • The exact formulation of the final product can be tailored to fit specific manure type
Patent Number: 
9,301,440
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
50.14
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