pig manure

Asked August 7, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

Can pig manure be used on a garden as compost. It is a couple years old.

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1 Response

Hello and thank you for your question. The answer is no. Never use dog, cat or pig manure on your vegetable garden. Some of the parasites found in these manures can develop resistant life stages that survive composting.