Public health

Safety around manure handling

06-Sep-2017 (1 months 16 days ago)1

Liquid manure in deep anaerobic storage, contains sulfur (from amino acids in feed, manure or in water) which certain bacteria (anaerobes) use as a substitute for oxygen. They produce H2S as an end product, which is toxic to living tissue, by stopping the energy supplying reactions in the tissue cells.

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