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Old April 22, 2016   #1
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I got very old rabbit manure and I put it in a bucket and filled up with rain water. So I got a dark brown liquid that I will dilute and use it as a fertiliser for tomatoes. Is this a good fertiliser?
I also use stinging nettles as a fertiliser.
I dont know if this completes each other or if it is too much the same
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Old April 22, 2016   #2
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the rabbit manure is great. you can use as you said, or, I would just spread the bunny berries right around your plants.
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Rabbit manure is great fertilizer, best part is you can use it "fresh" without the risk of burning the plants -unlike other type of manure which should be "aged" ;-)

Can't say anything about the second part of your query.
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I want to jump in and ask where did the feed come from? I got rabbits a couple years ago just to have rabbit poop, because it is such a fabulous fertilizer BUT my tomatoes and dahlias show herbicide damage in my greenhouse after adding some to the pots for fertilizer. So, I am not using it just due to the fact that I think the pellets are contaminated (remember the horse manure issue from a few years ago?) with an herbicide of some kind and I have used several different brands. Mostly the store brand at TSC.
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You can use rabbit manure pretty much however you want, it wont hurt the plants regardless. I use rabbit and alpaca manure mostly but as stated above try make sure they are fed herbicide free materials.
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thats what I did with the loose "berries". The part that was glued together was put in the water bucket.
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I didn know about the fresh part..... no risk? that would be great
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Rabbit manure is great fertilizer, best part is you can use it "fresh" without the risk of burning the plants -unlike other type of manure which should be "aged" ;-)

Can't say anything about the second part of your query.
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no risk of contamination, they were fed only with grass and hay
thank you for reminding us for this danger



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I want to jump in and ask where did the feed come from? I got rabbits a couple years ago just to have rabbit poop, because it is such a fabulous fertilizer BUT my tomatoes and dahlias show herbicide damage in my greenhouse after adding some to the pots for fertilizer. So, I am not using it just due to the fact that I think the pellets are contaminated (remember the horse manure issue from a few years ago?) with an herbicide of some kind and I have used several different brands. Mostly the store brand at TSC.
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