A Portable Dry-Litter Pig Pen

dc.contributor.author Fukumoto, Glen en_US
dc.contributor.author Wimberly, Jim en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-31T22:05:27Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-31T22:05:27Z
dc.date.issued 2004-04 en_US
dc.description.abstract The goal of the small-scale swine waste management system described in his publication is to help island communities by developing beneficial uses of pig manure while protecting water resources from being polluted by the nutrients in pig wastes that may run off or leach from pig pens. The portable dry-litter pen system is a practical option for small-scale piggery operations. It adapts the concept of the dry-litter waste management system developed for commercial swine operations in Hawaii, combining it with rotational grazing and cropping strategies and the goal of recycling through composting. The system is relatively inexpensive and adaptable to locations with limited land area. No water is used for pen cleaning, thus reducing the threat of pollution of groundwater supplies and surface water bodies. en_US
dc.format.extent 4 pages en_US
dc.identifier.citation Fukumoto G, Wimberly J. 2004. A portable dry-litter pig pen. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 4 p. (Animal Waste Management; AWM-2). en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3201
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Waste Management en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2 en_US
dc.subject animal manure management en_US
dc.subject composting en_US
dc.subject litter (bedding) en_US
dc.subject Pacific Ocean Islands en_US
dc.subject pig manure en_US
dc.subject swine housing en_US
dc.title A Portable Dry-Litter Pig Pen en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
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