Comparative Studies on Biogas Production using Six Different Animal Dungs

Janet Olowoyeye


This study was carried out to compare the rate of and amount of gas produced from six different animals’ dung under anaerobic conditions. 50 grammes dry weight of each animals dung was weighed out in duplicates digested under anaerobic conditions in the laboratory, sheep dung was found to produce the greatest amount of gas (1.15 litres) followed by chicken, pig, goats, cow and horse dung respectively which had total gas production records as 0.65 litre, 0.45 litre, 0.17 litre & 0.03 litre respectively.

Keywords: Anaerobic Digestion, Animal Dungs, Biogas

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