manure manure  /mə ˈnʊr/


  1. (n) any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material
  2. (v) spread manure, as for fertilization


  1. Such cattle subsequently produce up to 40% less manure than those fed conventionally.
  2. Chickens then come in and clean the calf manure by foraging in it; they also eat some of the less desirable grass.


  1. Got poop? Shrine Circus offers free exotic manure

    BOISE -- The saying goes: 'There's no such thing as free lunch. We beg to differ. Sort of. That's because the lunch 'by-products' of exotic circus animals are freely available at Boise's CenturyLink Arena through Sunday. In other words, we're talking about circus poop. Lots of it. “There is a general interest in elephant manure,” said El Korah Shrine Potentate Ron Lester. Representatives with ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTVB Boise

  2. Manure spill under investigation in Vernon County

    The Department of Natural Resources is investigating a manure spill in the town of Harmony that occurred on June 7.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Westby Times

  3. Dutch manure silo fall kills 3 farmworkers

    Dutch police say three farmworkers have died and a fourth has been critically injured after they fell into a silo filled with manure for use as fertilizer in the northern town of Makkinga. Provincial police ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. Thomas Jefferson wrote to John Adams, "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure."
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: Bowling Green Daily News

  2. "In farm country, manure and odor management are profoundly serious challenges that can be mitigated through scientific research," Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat, said in a Senate speech last week.
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Tom Harkin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Fortunately or unfortunately, neither solar power nor firewood nor dried manure can replace hydrocarbons in the next 20-25 years," Putin told a joint news conference with Finnish Prime Minister with Matti Vanhanen.
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters India

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