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by paalta
Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: Anaerobic Digester
Topic: Biomass calculator
Replies: 0
Views: 7397

Biomass calculator

The calculator is a very usefull tool, however I would like some more information regarding the input. The feedstock input is listed per animal , I find this very limited , in particular the Horses .I have 8 equines they vary in size from a mini shetland to a hungarian warmblood . Would it not be be...
by paalta
Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:54 pm
Forum: Anaerobic Digester
Topic: Green waste
Replies: 1
Views: 5653

Green waste

My local farmers produce a lot of ' Lucerne ' as a food supply for sheep farmers ( processed much the same as hay ). As they keep it stored outside some of it cannot be fed and goes to waste. Can this be used as it was originally baled dry and has been exposed to rain, snow and lots of sun ( 30c - 4...
by paalta
Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:47 pm
Forum: Anaerobic Digester
Topic: Stable waste
Replies: 1
Views: 5679

Stable waste

Can the daily ' mucking out ' material from my stables be used . this would be aprox 50-60 Kgs of horse manure plus an additional 50-60 Kgs of urine soaked straw. Does the urine soaked straw pose a problem for a digester.

Is there any info about how much methane this much straw will generate.
by paalta
Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: Anaerobic Digester
Topic: water re-use
Replies: 1
Views: 5823

water re-use

I have 9 horses and the water to be added will be a considerable ammount, which has to be pumped from the water table as I am not conected to a mains supply As your anerobic digester plans only have an 6-8% waste content , can the slurry be filtered to remove any solids and the liquid content re-use...