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Roger Ray Ruetenik: Animal exercising apparatus. Horsey, Burton & Dorr, June 20, 1978: US04095561 (20 worldwide citation)

An improved animal exercising apparatus including a releasable towing package, improved safety features, a manure scraper and container, removable side panel inserts, breast and butt restraining straps, and a variable speed motor. The improved features include angled side wall corners to prevent dam ...


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Sol Katzen: Process for producing an animal feed and fertilizer ingredient from animal manure. Virgil H Marsh, March 7, 1978: US04078094 (20 worldwide citation)

A process for producing an animal feed and a fertilizer ingredient from animal manure which comprises acid solution and either wet or dry manure. The essentially basic minerals contained in the manure chemically react with the acid to form soluble salts. The acid and essentially basic minerals are u ...


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Siegfried Bragulla, Gilbert Bardoneschi, Alain Collin, Hubert De Roquefeuille: Method for treating the hooves of mammals especially cattle. Henkel Ecolab & Co oHG, Merchant & Gould P C, May 7, 2002: US06382136 (20 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for treating the foot or hooves of animals used for breeding that are kept in sheds, especially cattle and particularly dairy cattle. The method is characterized in that in a first phase, the feet or hooves of the animals are cleaned with water or a detergent containing soap or ...


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Lasonde Wallace: Biomass converters and processes. Skill Associates, Lasonde Wallace, WILHEIM Thomas, October 20, 2005: WO/2005/097684 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to a biomass processing system, and method of processing waste biomass, wherein one or more mixers mixes a bed of biomass material such as manure at substantially any and all locations in a defined length and width portion of the bed, in a dryer. Heated air percolates upwardl ...


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Roger W Carson, Bruce W Bremer: Mediated electrochemical oxidation of food waste materials. Scimist, James Creighton Wray, Clifford D Hyra, April 14, 2009: US07517445 (19 worldwide citation)

A mediated electrochemical oxidation process is used to treat, oxidize and destroy food waste materials, such as manure, biological residue, hay, straw, animal byproducts, bones, horns, blood, biological items, pathological waste and combined waste. Food waste is introduced into an apparatus for con ...


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James Robert Paterek: Method and apparatus for hydrogen production from organic wastes and manure. Gas Technology Institute, Mark E Fejer, May 3, 2005: US06887692 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for hydrogen production from biodegradable feedstocks in which a feedstock having at least one biodegradable solid is introduced into a first stage anaerobic bioreactor operating at thermophilic conditions to form a liquid effluent which includes fatty acids. The liquid effluent is transfer ...


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Johnson Roger L: Pump apparatus. VEDA, September 16, 1975: US3905725 (19 worldwide citation)

A machine for pumping material, as animal manure, from a pit to a tank spreader. The machine has a power driven impeller operable to move material through a fill pipe and an agitator pipe. A fill valve is operable to close the fill pipe so that all the material discharged by the impeller goes throug ...


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Franklin C Senior: Process and apparatus for removing ash and inorganic compounds from cattle manure. Feed Recycling Co, George J Netter, April 13, 1976: US03950562 (19 worldwide citation)

In reclaiming nutrients from manure, steps are taken to remove both insoluble and soluble ash components, thereby preventing their buildup to possibly dangerous levels when the reclaimed nutrients are used as recycled feed. After initial milling of the manure to a predetermined size, it is mixed wit ...


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Noe Martinez Alanis: Horizontal solids recycler. Abelman Frayne & Schwab, November 25, 2003: US06651822 (19 worldwide citation)

Horizontal solids recycler to treat waste water comprising refuse solids from hog farms which comprises an intake and loading hopper adapted to establish a uniform curtain of the waste water, a mesh to which an over flow of the waste water is directed, a tumbler cilinder to which is mounted the mesh ...


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Timothy Schaff: Do-all rake-tooth bucket extension attachment. Robert M Hunter, April 13, 2004: US06718662 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for attachment to the bucket of a front end loader, skip loader or any other power-operated bucket. The apparatus comprises a plurality of teeth supported in a frame that attaches to the bucket of a front end loader. The apparatus may be used to sort unwanted material, e.g., small and l ...