Definition of Cow manure

1. Noun. Cow excreta used as fertilizer.

Generic synonyms: Manure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cow Manure

cow-tongue fern
cow barn
cow chip
cow cockle
cow corner
cow dung
cow face
cow hitch
cow hitches
cow juice
cow kidney
cow lily
cow man
cow manure (current term)
cow milk
cow milk anaemia
cow oak
cow parsley
cow parsleys
cow parsnip
cow parsnips
cow pasture
cow pat
cow pats
cow patties
cow patty
cow pen
cow pie

Literary usage of Cow manure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"If you put the manure on a dry basis, sheep manure is just about as rich as horse manure or cow manure. Sheep manure has about twice as much dry matter in ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"In organic products they do not materially differ, except in albumen, and in this the cow manure is the richest by about 31 Ibs. to the ton. ..."

3. The Genesee Farmer. (1859)
"cow manure i« bulky, wet, and needs care in composting to preserve its value, which miikes ... cow manure contains more water than horse manure ; but tbis, ..."

4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1872)
"In respect to alkalies, to 135 pounds horse-manure ; 140 pounds cow-manure ; 142 pounds pig-manure ; 75 pounds sheep-manure. In respect to phosphoric acid, ..."

5. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1897)
"... plantlets should be set out in the open ground in May, in a suitable soil composed of garden loam, some sharp sand, and a little well-rotted cow manure. ..."

6. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"Cow-manure. (Bretschneider.) 57 and 58. Taken in February from the centre of ... Average composition of fresh cow-manure, with litter, as computed by Wolff. ..."

7. Modern Farm Buildings: Being Suggestions for the Most Approved Ways of by Alfred Hopkins (1920)
"This kept the horse manure and cow manure separate, which is sometimes preferred. Underneath the hay barn is a large cellar or shed entered from the rear at ..."

8. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"Equal proportions of sulfur, soot, and lime, made into a thick paint with cow-manure. Smear upon the trees. Cow-manure for rabbits. ..."

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