This table comprises information about livestock manure production and production of nitrogen and phosphate in manure. It also includes data on excreted nitrogen that evaporates as ammonia and other nitrogen compounds or is removed as rinsing water from air scrubbers. The use of nitrogen and phosphate in agricultural holdings is calculated from the manure production and the difference between supply and removal of manure. The use of manure is related to the available spreading area based on fertilising standards.
Data available from: 1950.
Status of the figures:
New insights in calculation methodologies can lead to recalculation of the time series.
Changes as of 30 January 2020:
Provisional figures on the livestock manure production in 2019 have been added.
Figures on the spreading area for manure and figures on the nitrogen losses in 2018 have been changed due to the implementation of new data.
When will new figures be published?
At the end of the second quarter of 2020 final figures on manure production and nutrient excretion in 2019 will be published.
|Manure and nutrients||Periods||Total excretion (million kg)||Excretion during housing (million kg)||Excretion during grazing (million kg)||Nitrogen losses in housing and storagesTotal nitrogen losses (N) (million kg)||Stored manure and manure during grazing (million kg)||Manure removal from farms (million kg)||Manure supply to farms (million kg)||Processed manure (excluding exports) (million kg)||Net manure exports (million kg)||Spreading area for manure (million kg)||Use of livestock manure in agriculture (million kg)|