Table 9. Principal Nutrient Content Of Manure1

Nutrients Expressed as Lbs/ton of Manure

Nitrogen, NPhosphate, P2O5Potash, K2OSulfur, SEnergy Index
SolidLiquidTotalSolidLiquidTotalSolidLiquidTotalTotal% MoistureC/N RatioGal/Ton
Cow565-1631.5-8185-340.7-1.567-871820
Average11390.975
Horse579-144 3-8287-190.7-1.459-782225
Average124101.170
Pig589-1870.80.2-15252-160.3-2.865-911418
Average13871.677
Sheep81010-2950.23-156143-251.2-1.960-741632
Average205201.563
Poultry
Cage layer20-508-408-201.2-7.275-80720
Average3020104.275
Broiler9-724-324-3820
Average301510

1 See Chapter 6: Unprocessed Residues for the sources of data.

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