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Table 2 Nutrient production and concentrations in manure and compost of broiler and laying hens

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

Contents Daily production per head (g/head·d) Moisture content (%) Bulk density (kg/m3) Nutrients Concentrations (g/kg)
Broiler Manure 85.5a VS b
N 12.9a
P 4.7a
Compost 14.8 ± 11.5 33.1 ± 9.3 257.3 ± 75.8 VS 157.0 ± 55.8
N 29.8 ± 22.9
P 8.7 ± 5.6
Layer Manure 116 ± 16.2 74.0 ± 2.3 998.0 ± 68.8 VS 175.2 ± 30.1
N 13.3 ± 2.7
P 3.9 ± 1.3
Compost Deep litter 52.8 ± 44.8 51.1 ± 11.8 462.7 ± 116.1 VS 333.3 ± 36.0
N 19.5 ± 8.3
P 5.5 ± 0.7
Drying 35.4 ± 15.1 24.4 ± 2.2 431.7 ± 199.0 VS 642.5 ± 61.6
N 29.4 ± 12.9
P 13.8 ± 3.7
Simple static pile 30.4 ± 7.6 39.1 ± 22.7 338.3 ± 90.3 VS 387.0 ± 148.3
N 21.2 ± 8.1
P 6.6 ± 1.8
   Average 35.9 ± 20.5 385 ± 131 VS 441 ± 166
N 23 ± 9.6
P 8.2 ± 4.0
  1. aValues adopted from ME (Calculated per 1000 heads)
  2. bOrganic component of the ME is not to be compared referred to as BOD