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Table 1 Basic information obtained from investigated farms through questionnaire

From: Nutrient production from Korean poultry and loading estimations for cropland

Contents Broiler Layer
The number of farms 11 16
Breeding period (days) 35 365
Farm size (The number of poultry at a time) 73,363 ± 30,303 59,813 ± 48,410
The number of heads per farm 115,000 ± 92717a
Annual litter reuse (times/year) 1.5 ± 0.7
Bulking material used Rice hull Rice hull and sawdust or no bulking material
Daily litter usage per head (g/head.day) 10.4 ± 13 17.3 ± 17.6
Daily manure production (kg/day) 9833 ± 7927 7223 ± 6057
Daily manure production per head (g/head.day) 85.5b 116 ± 16.2
Daily compost production (kg/day) 1092 ± 942 2405 ± 3057
Daily compost produced per head (g/head.day) 14.8 ± 12 35.9 ± 21
  1. acalculated from the number of the litter exchange
  2. bValues adopted from ME (Calculated per 1000 heads)