Caustic Lime Not A Good Absorbent
Would air-slackened lime be suitable to sprinkle over the dropping
boards in hen houses?
Gypsum is greatly superior to air-slacked lime for the hen houses, as it
has every beneficial effect of the latter, while the air-slacked lime
will set free much of the fertilizing value of the manure, which the
gypsum will not do.
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