Tree tannins help control manure odor

Tree tannins help control manure odor

TANNINS from the quebracho tree can control the production of compounds that cause manure odors, according to studies by researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Peoria, Ill.

This research may someday give livestock farmers options for odor control that help protect animal health and restore harmony with nearby residents.

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