organic manure

Precaution to be taken while preparing Vermicompost

• Do not put fresh cow dung on the bed because it is hot and it can kill the earthworms.

• Maintain moisture, shade, temperature ranging between 8 to 30 degrees and proper air flow in the bed.

• Protect the earthworms from enemies like frogs, snakes, birds, crow, lizard and ant.

• Cow dung should not be hard and dry, make the dung wet and cold before using it as earthworm’s feed.

• Take care that there is no outbreak of termites and red ant in the bed.

• Do weeding every week in the bed, so that earthworms can get proper air flow.

• Keep removing the compost layer from top of the bed when it is ready.

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