They reappear to bury another supply of dung, which serves as food for the larvae.
A layer of dung about 8 or io in.
Maintain the heat in hotbeds and pits by means of fresh dung linings.
The following are organic manures: Farm-yard manure consists of the mixed dung of horses and cattle thrown together, and more or less soaked with liquid drainings of the stable or byre.
It has long been known that when organic materials such as the dung and urine of animals, or even the bodies of animals and plants, are applied to the soil, the nitrogen within them becomes oxidized, and ultimately appears in the form of nitrate of lime, potash or some other base.