Advanced Methods of Dairy Farm Waste Disposal

Published on: 05/22/2019
Author/s : Amit Kumar Singh 1, Surjyakanta Roy 2, Tripti Kumari 3. / 1 M.Sc. LPM Scholar; 2 M.Sc. Dairy Extension Scholar; 3 Ph.D. LPM Scholar ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 132001.

Introduction There have been a lot of discussions going on these days on waste management. There should always be an advanced and economical method for waste disposal concerned with livestock farm. Day by day advanced techniques are being developed for different agricultural operations. There are some important, economical, and efficient methods of manure and farm waste disposal. Carelessness reg...

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Cedden Cedden
Agricultural Engineer
May 22, 2019
Thank you for informative article.
Shifali Sharma Shifali Sharma
June 6, 2019

Dairy industry wastewater generally has fats, lactose, whey proteins, nutrients which lead play an important role to increase the biological oxygen demand of water. With milk components also wastewater contain detergents and sanitizing agents which are the result of cleaning process increase the concentration of chemical oxygen demand. Dairy effluent contains mostly organic waste therefore, biological degradation is the most promising options for the removal of organic material. However, sludge formed, especially during the aerobic biodegradation processes, can lead to serious and costly disposal problems.

August 16, 2019

As we are moving towards higher production, both through increasing population of animals at our farms as well as increasing per head production efficiently, dairy farm handling must also be efficient. Therefore, I find this an excellent article full of all related information regarding modern dairy farm waste management.

Abdul Qader Samsor Abdul Qader Samsor
DVM, diploma in animal production
February 3, 2020

Good and valuable information, but depend on farm size, larger farms can produce more wast than medium and small farms, more waste could produce more biogas, but largely depend type of feed and feeding methods. Thanks.

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