Characteristics

Contents: 651.0400 Introduction 4-1

(a) Purpose and scope 4-1

(b) Variations and ranges of data values 4-1

651.0401 Definitions of waste characterization terms 4-1

651.0402 Units of measure 4-5

651.0403 Animal waste characteristics 4-6

(b) Foreign material in manure 4-7

(k) Flush water 4-18

651.0404 Other wastes 4-18

(a) Residential waste 4-18

(b) Food wastes and wastewater 4-20

(c) Silage leachate 4-23

651.0405 References 4-23

Tables Table 4-1 Definitions and descriptions of waste characterization 4-2

terms

Table 4-

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Factors for determining nutrient equivalency

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Table 4-

s

Unit weights of common bedding materials

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Table 4-

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Daily bedding requirements for dairy cattle

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-7

Table 4-

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Dairy waste characterization — as excreted

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-S

Table 4-

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Dairy waste characterization — milking center

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-9

Table 4-

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Dairy waste characterization — lagoon

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-9

Table 4-

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Beef waste characterization — as excreted

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10

Table 4-

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Beef waste characterization — feedlot manure

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ll

Table 4-

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Beef waste characterization — feedlot runoff pond

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Table 4-iOa Nitrogen content of cattle feedlot runoff

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ll

Table 4-

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Swine waste characterization — as excreted

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Table 4-

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Swine waste characterization — storage tanks under slats 4-

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Table 4-

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Swine waste characterization — anaerobic lagoon; feedlot runoff

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13

Table 4-

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Poultry waste characterization — as excreted

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Table 4-

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Poultry waste characterization — litter

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Table 4-

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Poultry waste characterization — anaerobic lagoon

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15

Table 4-

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Veal waste characterization — as excreted

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lB

Table 4-

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Lamb waste characterization — as excreted

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lB

Table 4-

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Horse waste characterization — as excreted

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Table 4-

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Rabbit waste characterization — as excreted

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l7

Table 4-

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Human waste characterization — as excreted

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lS

Table 4-

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Residential waste characterization—household wastewater4

-l9

Table 4-

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Municipal waste characterization — residential

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l9

(210-AWMFH, 4/92)

Table 4-24 Dairy food processing waste characterization 4-20

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Dairy food waste characterization — processing wastewater

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20

Table 4-

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Meat processing waste characterization — wastewater

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Table 4-

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Meat processing waste characterization — wastewater sludge

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-21

Table 4-

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Vegetable processing waste characterization — wastewater

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Table 4-29 Fruit and vegetable waste characterization — solid waste 4-22

Figures

Figure 4-1

Dairy manure solids production

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Figure 4-2

Manure solids production vs. pig weight for growing swine

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Figure 4-3

Curve to adjust broiler waste nitrogen concentration based on frequency of cleanout of litter

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Agricultural Waste Characteristics

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