Crop nutrient demand and nutrient supply from broiler production by parish in 2008

Linda Benedict  |  7/3/2010 1:58:14 AM

 

No. of broilers

Litter produced (tons/year)

Nitrogen (tons)

Phosphate (tons)

Potash (tons)

Bienville Parish

Broilers (farms)

5,494,141 (8)

6,285

Total crop nutrient requirements – corn, hay

234

140

140

Nutrient equivalents supplied

195

189

126

Claiborne Parish

Broilers (farms)

28,432,045 (43)

28,432

Total crop nutrient requirements – hay

863

600

600

Nutrient equivalents supplied

1,008

976

651

Jackson Parish

Broilers (farms)

21,068,801 (30)

24,103

Total crop nutrient requirements – hay

362

252

252

Nutrient equivalents supplied

747

723

482

Lincoln Parish

Broilers (farms)

45,784,091 (51)

52,377

Total crop nutrient requirements

0

0

0

Nutrient equivalents supplied

1,624

1,571

1,048

Natchitoches Parish*

Broilers (farms)

22,068,182 (43)

25,246

Total crop nutrient requirements – corn, wheat, cotton, sorghum, hay

2,847

1,261

1,265

Nutrient equivalents supplied

783

757

505

Ouachita Parish

Broilers (farms)

5,440,682 (9)

6,224

Total crop nutrient requirements – corn, sorghum, cotton

620

142

155

Nutrient equivalents supplied

193

187

125

Sabine Parish

Broilers (farms)

37,539,773 (71)

42,946

Total crop nutrient requirements – hay

76

53

53

Nutrient equivalents supplied

1,331

1,288

859

Union Parish

Broilers (farms)

62,039,984 (105)

70,974

Total crop nutrient requirements

0

0

0

Nutrient equivalents supplied

2,200

2,129

1,420

Vernon Parish*

Broilers (farms)

329,546 (13)

377

Total crop nutrient requirements – hay

104

72

72

Nutrient equivalents supplied

12

11

8

Webster Parish

Broilers

2,154,545

2,465

Total crop nutrient requirements – corn

24

8

8

Nutrient equivalents supplied

76

74

49

Winn Parish*

Broilers

1,681,818

1,924

Total crop nutrient requirements – hay

104

72

72

Nutrient equivalent supplied

60

58

39

The number of broilers is estimated using an average weight of 4.4 pounds per bird. The amount of litter is calculated based on 0.52 pounds of litter per ton of meat production. Values in this table are generated based on information obtained from the LSU AgCenter Ag Summary for 2008 and Louisiana crop enterprise budget for 2009. Broiler farm numbers in Webster and Winn parishes are not disclosed. 
*The parishes with a deficit. All others had a surplus

 


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