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Table 2 Animal waste production: the country and the analyzed site values in 2014 [24,25,26,27,28]

From: Assessment of a decentralized grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) / wind / biogas hybrid power system in northern Nigeria

Item National production (million heads) Site production on average (thousand heads) Dry matter production (kg/head/day) National dry matter production (kg/year) Site’s dry matter production on average (kg/year) Carbon content on average Biogas potential (m3/kg and kg/kg of dry matter)
Cattle 19.54 22.97 2.860 2.04× 1010 2.40× 107 22.5% 0.20 and 0.24
Goat 72.47 85.16 0.552 1.46× 1010 1.72× 107 29.5% 0.25 and 0.30
Pig 7.07 8.30 0.661 1.71× 109 2.00× 106 40.7% 0.56 and 0.67
Sheep 41.33 48.56 0.329 4.96× 109 5.83× 106 31.4% 0.25 and 0.30
Chicken 144.95 170.33 0.043 2.28× 109 2.67× 106 32.6% 0.28 and 0.34
Horse 0.11 0.13 3.3 1.30× 108 1.54× 105 41.5% 0.30 and 0.36
Total 285.46 335.45 N/A 2.04× 1010 5.22× 107 N/A N/A