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Apr 13, 2009

Farm Visit - Head of Veterinary Services and Country Farm

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Datuk Dr. Azahar Idris, the Director of Veterinary Services for Pahang dropped by on a surprise visit. Here he is shown how composted chicken litter can be used as a planting medium and as fertiliser.

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Nothing is wasted in DQ Farm, carcasses, litter, etc are all recycled to produce healthy vegetables, fruits and herbs.

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Sorry Datuk, no exceptions!  All visitors have to smell this 7 year old litter.

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And from the herb garden, a fermented mix as a preventive and tonic for the chickens.



Yesterday, April 12, Selina Gan, MD of Country Farm came visiting with her family and senior staff.

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Overview of a sustainable farm - 1 + 1 = 10!

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They were expecting some foul smell from the carcasses, dung, and stuff.

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Taking back bags of charcoal to fertilise their home gardens, and to bury some carbon!