Table 10. Mineral Content & Feeding Capabiity Of Manure Relative To Nitrogen

Feeding Capability As Surplus Or (In Parenthesis) Deficit

Phosphate, P2O5Potash, K2OSulfur, S
Feeding CapabilityFeeding Capability
P2O5/NHay & GrainsVegetablesK2O/NHay & GrainsVegetablesS/NFeeding Capability
No nitrogen loss
Cow0.3(30%)(40%)0.8(20%)(40%)0.08(60%)
Horse0.3(8%)(20%)0.8(20%)(40%)0.09(40%)
Pig0.670%40%0.5(50%)(60%)0.1(8%)
Sheep0.3(30%)(40%)1.0(1%)(30%)0.08(60%)
Poultry
Cage layer0.790%60%0.3(70%)(80%)0.18%
Broiler0.660%30%0.5(50%)(70%)
50% Nitrogen loss
Cow0.550%30%1.660%20%0.220%
Horse0.780%50%1.760%20%0.240%
Pig1.2240%190%1.17%30%0.290%
Sheep0.540%20%2.0100%40%0.220%
Poultry
Cage layer1.3270%210%0.7(40%)(50%)0.3120%
Broiler1.1220%170%0.9(9%)(40%)

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