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Table 2 Experimental protocol for preparing the eight digesters

From: Effect of increasing inoculum ratio on energy recovery from chicken manure for better use in Egyptian agricultural farms

Ration waste/inoculum Poultry manure (g) Inoculum (g) Water (g) C/N ratio Initial TS (%)
1:1 40 ± 0.1 40 ± 0.1 0 16.13 32.66 ± 0.2
1:2 40 ± 0.1 80 ± 0.1 0 16.44 27.44 ± 0.2
1:3 40 ± 0.1 120 ± 0.1 0 16.74 20.89 ± 0.2
1:4 40 ± 0.1 160 ± 0.1 0 17.02 17.85 ± 0.2
1:5 40 ± 0.1 200 ± 0.1 0 17.28 17.00 ± 0.2
1:6 40 ± 0.1 420 ± 0.1 0 17.53 15.41 ± 0.2
1:7 40 ± 0.1 280 ± 0.1 0 17.76 14.78 ± 0.2
  1. Mean values originated from three independent replications with standard deviations