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Garage_Hermit

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Now  here is an interesting idea...

The Exploding German Cowshed...

I am not missing out on this one - here is the Full Text...

(sorry, Scott...)

 

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Methane gas released by dairy cows has caused an explosion in a cow shed in Germany, police said.

The roof was damaged and one of the cows was injured in the blast in the central German town of Rasdorf.

Thanks to the belches and flatulence of the 90 dairy cows in the shed, high levels of the gas had built up.

Then "a static electric charge caused the gas to explode with flashes of flames" the force said in a statement quoted by Reuters news agency.

Emergency services attended the farm and took gas readings to test for the risk of further blasts, said local media.

Cows are believed to emit up to 500 litres of methane each per day.

Cattle ranching is a polluting business - methane is a potent greenhouse gas and cows also release large amounts of ammonia, which can lead to toxic acidification of soil and water bodies.



http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25922514


Mattie, can you come up with anything to turn this one around ?

We could be looking at several thousand kW (Koo-watts) [redface]

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Cattle ranching is a polluting business - methane is a potent greenhouse gas and cows also release large amounts of ammonia, which can lead to toxic acidification of soil and water bodies.


At one time we had millions of buffalo burping and farting all over the plains,  I never heard anybody refer to that as a polluting business, I guess because it was "natural".  (though you probably had to watch where you stepped)  Too bad they can't focus more on how to collect and use that methane to warm the shed in a more controlled way.  Plus the manure can be dried and burned like the "Buffalo chips"

Sorry, not very solary or greenhousey, (or grammatically correct).

Dan

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G-H once you dont convert your units to Kilo or Mega farts we should be ok.(Tone is now officially lowered)
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I think the serious answer is why not harvest.Here is a link from a playlist i have on the topic.
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cheers, Mattie,

that's a veal nice rideo...


Here's another one - solar survey for GH siting...


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Heres another interesting clip on producing biogas.
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Excuse the dumb question, but would it work with HORSE manure also ?

G_H

(BTW, it means "garage hermit", and not Green House...)



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Hello G_H
As far as i understand the answer is yes ,Im no expert in this area it just something ive been looking into.As the old saying goes the only stupid question is the one not asked.
Regards Mattie
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