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Table 10 Nitrogen and phosphorus production by livestock, and percentage losses in run-off (based on [51]).

From: Hindcasting of nutrient loadings from its catchment on a highly valuable coastal lagoon: the example of the Fleet, Dorset, UK, 1866–2004

  Characteristic loadings
(kg ca-1 yr-1)
% of manure voided: % of manure voided lost to run-off
  N P directly to land in stock houses and stored % lost during storage % of total applied to land N P
Cattle 70.2 7.65 50 50 10 95 16.15 2.85
Sheep 8.9 1.5 100 0 0 100 17 3
Pigs 18.75 5.63 0 100 15 85 14.45 2.55
Poultry 0.3 0.2 0 100 10 90 15.3 2.7
Horses 76.8 11.4 50 50 10 95 16.15 2.85
  1. kg ca-1 yr-1 = kg per capita per annum.