Waste Management of Nigde Province Cattle Enterprises


ERKAN CAN M. , Boga M.

KSU TARIM VE DOGA DERGISI-KSU JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURE, cilt.22, ss.260-269, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.18016/ksutarimdoga.vi.469383
  • Dergi Adı: KSU TARIM VE DOGA DERGISI-KSU JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.260-269

Özet

Cattle breeding is a sector that is constantly developing and growing along with other animal product outputs as well as providing the basic foodstuffs of Turkey. While animal husbandry and side facilities are constantly growing, the wastes also come into play proportionally. Despite the fact that these wastes are processable and controllable, they are left uncontrollably and cause irreparable damage to our natural resources. The leaching pollutants to the groundwater during the holding of the wastes may lead to the pollution of the environment along with a bad odor in the region. This study was conducted to evaluate the current state of the wastes formed in the stables and the operations applied to these wastes in Nigde province and its districts where typical local cattle livestock activities were present. A questionnaire was applied to 187 cattle husbandry operations (beef-milk cattle). The obtained data was interpreted and compared with the literature and the current situation was presented. The study results indicated that no waste management system was found in nearly all of the enterprises. Additionally, the waste management systems owning enterprises were inadequate and the wastes were kept in unhealthy conditions.