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What is a slurry tank?

What is a slurry tank?

On many farms, slurry (a combination of cow manure and water from washing the milking parlour) is stored in a special tank until it is ready to be applied to the land as fertiliser for plants. At certain times of the year slurry cannot be spread due to weather and environmental conditions.

 

Find out more about the different ways farmers make use of manure.