Manure “Output” Per Animal

animal-manure-statsAccording to Hobby Farms, the following is the manure output per animal PER DAY.   We thought the numbers were interesting in case you want to consider adopting a farm animal to provide you with manure for a methane digestion system.


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We also included the Nitrogen, Potassium, and Magnesium percentages of that manure – just in case you’re into gardening instead of methane digestion.

Animal Daily Output % Nitrogen % Potassium % Magnesium
Chicken 1/4 pound 3.55 2.25 1.75
Sheep 4 pounds 2.75 1.75 2.00
Pig 6-8 pounds 0.40 0.30 0.45
Horse 50 pounds 1.50 1.40 1.75
Cow 63-106 pounds 1.25 0.55 1.00

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