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carcass COMPOSTING

IN EG 186 I wrote about a method of compost making that was so nitrogen rich that the heap temperature went over 65°C, and was then able to generate heat for our daily use outdoor shower. The hot tap almost always needs cold added, and the heap temperature is good for five months.

Since then I have been experimenting with a new source of nitrogen input: mammal carcasses! In my previous

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