Axe with high (approx. 30 cm), heavy and thick (approx. 4 mm) iron blade and arc-shaped blade, which is connected to a wooden handle (approx. 90 cm).
The dung axe is used to cut through the tamped manure - in the potting shed or outside - in contrast to the flauchter spade that is used for cutting.
See also turf cutting axe. [MOT