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Table 6 Average manure composition for each month based on treatment

From: The effect of feeding high fat diet to beef cattle on manure composition and gaseous emission from a feedlot pen surface

Sampling date Manure composition Treatments
control Low fat Medium fat High fat
20-Jun-13 pH 5.4 a* ± .0.2 5.6 a ± 0.4 5.5 a ± 0.4 5.4 a ± 0.2
Moisture % wb 76.7 a ±1.9 76.9 a ± 1.0 74.2 a ± 5.5 77.4 a ± 1.6
Ash % 11.1 a ± 1.4 13.9 a ± 4.2 10.0 a ± 0.8 10.4 a ± 1.6
CP % 14.9 a ± 0.8 14.9 a ± 1.4 13.7 a ± 2.8 15.1 a ± 0.6
TN % 2.4 a ± 0.1 2.4 a ± 0.2 2.2 a ± 0.5 2.4 a ± 0.1
NH3 (mM) 5.6 a ± 1.2 4.9 a ± 1.7 5.5 a ± 1.6 4.7 a ± 1.4
TC (%) 43.7 a ± 1.0 43.2 a ± 1.5 44.8 a ± 0.5 43.7 a ± 1.0
TP % 0.1 a ±0.1 0.2 a ± 0.1 0.2 a ± 0.1 0.1 a ± 0.0
K % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
30-Jul-13 pH 5.5 a ± 0.1 5.4 a ± .2 5.5 a ± .4 5.5 a ± 0.1
Moisture % wb 77.8 a ± 0.6 77.2 a ± 1.5 76.8 a ± 1.5 75.5 a ± 2.6
Ash % 9.1 a ± 0.8 8.2 a ± 0.3 10.2 a ± 1.3 8.5 a ± 1.6
CP % 15.6 a ± 1.5 15.4 a ± 1.1 16.3 a ± 0.8 14.9 a ± 1.0
TN % 2.5 a ± 0.3 2.5 a ± 0.2 2.6 a ± 0.1 2.4 a ± 0.1
NH3 (mM) 5.2 a ± 1.7 5.5 a ± 1.5 9.4 a ± 5.7 8.9 a ± 2.1
TC (%) 44.4 a ± 0.4 43.6 a ± 1.8 44.3 a ± 0.4 45.4 a ± 0.8
TP % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
K % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
20-Aug-13 pH 5.2 a ± 0.1 5.1 a ± 0.3 5.1 a ± 0.1 5.0 a ± 0.2
Moisture % wb 73.7 ab ± 1.2 73.3 ab ± 2.2 75.6 a ± 0.7 72.2 b ± 1.9
Ash % 8.1 a ± 0.5 8.9 a ± 1.1 7.7 a ± 0.6 7.4 a ± 1.0
CP % 15.2 ab ± 1.1 17.6 a ± 1.4 17.4 ab ± 1.8 14.9 b ± 0.6
TN % 2.4 ab ± 0.2 2.8 a ± 0.2 2.8 ab ± 0.3 2.4 b ± 0.1
NH3 (mM) 12.8 a ± 1.2 17.1 a ± 9.0 16.8 a ± 6.8 11.3 a ± 3.7
TC (%) 44.2 a ± 1.3 45.0 a ± 2.2 44.3 a ± 0.5 42.9 a ± 1.8
TP % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.1 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.2 a ± 0.0
K % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
18-Sep-13 pH 5.6 a ± 0.2 5.4 a ± 0.2 5.4 a ± 0.3 5.5 a ± 0.1
Moisture % wb 75.4 a ± 1.4 74.9 a ± 2.0 75.1 a ± 2.8 75.7 a ± 1.3
Ash % 9.5 a ± 2.1 8.0 a ± 1.3 8.7 a ± 1.0 7.9 a ± 1.0
CP % 15.0 a ± 1.5 15.0 a ± 2.6 15.6 a ± 0.8 15.0 a ± 1.1
TNm % 2.4 a ± 0.2 2.4 a ± 0.4 2.5 a ± 0.1 2.4 a ± 0.2
NH3 (mM) 10.0 ab ± 2.9 7.6 b ± 3.3 8.0 ab ± 2.1 11.5 a ± 2.3
TC (%) 44.4 a ± 0.8 44.1 a ± 0.7 43.5 a ± 1.7 44.9 a ± 0.4
TP % 0.2 a ±0.1 0.1 b ± 0.0 0.1 b ± 0.0 0.1 b ± 0.0
K % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.1
9-Oct-13 pH 5.5 a ± .01 5.6 a ± 0.1 5.9 a ± .02 5.3 a ± 0.0
Moisture % wb 72.6 a ± 0.5 72.9 a ± 0.0 72.4 a ± 3.6 72.4 a ± 3.0
DM % 95.6 a ± 0.2 96.7 a ± 0.0 96.6 a ± 0.5 96.1 a ± 0.3
Ash % 8.7 a ± 1.3 8.5 a ± 1.2 19.9 a ± 10.9 6.9 a ± 0.9
CP % 16.4 a ± 1.2 14.9 a ± 1.2 13.9 a ± 1.1 15.0 a ± 0.6
TN % 2.6 a ± 0.2 2.4 a ± 0.2 2.2 a ± 0.2 2.4 a ± 0.1
NH3 (mM) 6.9 a ± 0.9 14.9 a ± 2.7 19.0 a ± 5.7 8.0 a ± 1.1
TC (%) 44.0 a ± 0.9 39.9 a ± 5.0 37.2 a ± 7.2 44.8 a ± 0.2
TP % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.2 a ± 0.1 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
K % 0.1 a ± 0.0 0.2 a ± 0.0 0.2 a ± 0.0 0.1 a ± 0.0
  1. *Values followed by the same letter in row are not significantly different at P ≤ 0.05; wb = wet basis