Poultry Studies 2013, Vol 10, Num, 1     (Pages: 014-019)

Biogas Production From Chicken Manure

Kenan DALKILIÇ 1 ,Aysenur UĞURLU 1

1 Hacettepe Üniversitesi Çevre Mühendisliği Bölümü, Beytepe Kampüsü-Ankara - Traditionally, animal manures are burned for heating in Turkey. It is also used as soil conditioner which has adverse environmental effects. Although, the use of renewable energy sources in Turkey is very limited, the application studies on biogas production from animal manure are increasing. 25-30% of total animal manures produced in Turkey are composed of chicken manure. The works on biogas production from chicken manure are very limited in Turkey. In this paper, biogas production studies from chicken manure in Turkey and in theWorld are reviewed. Keywords : Biogas, chicken manure Research on biogas production studies is still not enough