Aerobic treatment of beef cattle and poultry waste compared with the treatment of piggery waste

M. R. Evans*, R. Hissett, M. P.W. Smith, F. E. Thacker, A. G. Williams

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The effect of mean micro-organism residence time in the aeration vessel of a continuous culture system for the treatment of whole slurries of excreta from beef cattle and laying hens is compared with its effect on the treatment of piggery waste and to model developed earlier to describe the aerobic treatment of piggery waste and to produce correlating equations to define the quality of treated slurry is considered in relation to cattle and poultry waste treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-101
Number of pages9
JournalAgricultural Wastes
Issue number2
Publication statusPrint publication - 1 Jan 1980


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