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Anne Miller
Post     Subject: Cow pies

John Wibel wrote:Well I found the search… but scrolling through has not found an answer yet.



Maybe it was your search term. I used "dung" and the "Advanced Search":

https://permies.com/t/22816/Alternative-fuel-sources-animal-dung#185795

https://permies.com/t/41978/Pony-Poo-Biofuel

https://permies.com/t/160023/gallons-biochar-inch-acre#1262890

I hope these will be of interest.
Douglas Alpenstock
Post     Subject: Cow pies

Dried dung from ungulates has been used as fuel since approximately forever. As a fuel in a stove, I suspect it would require a system of grates to ensure proper airflow. This would ensure a hot fire, burning clean, so everything wouldn't smell like ...  

John Wibel
Post     Subject: Cow pies

Well I found the search… but scrolling through has not found an answer yet.
John Wibel
Post     Subject: Cow pies

Hello,

Either it’s not obvious or I’m not bright…. But is there a search feature for the forums?  The reason I ask, is wondering the viability of cow pies running a rocket stove, as that is easier to obtain than wood.

J