kg per day
VS % of DM
16 to 20
16 to 21
15 to 20
Table 4. Properties of different dungs
TS is Total Solids or Dry Matter (DM); VS is Volatile Solids.
Local sources of dung should be tested to give more accurate results.
Properties of different feed materials can be obtained from the literature. There is a set of old data on animal dung published in the above books:
Table 5. Properties of other wastes found in literature
Different groups have published results for different waste streams. Local sources need to be tested to give accurate results.
Domestic Organic Wastes