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- Rhodes, R.A.; Hrubant, G.R.
- Applied microbiology 1972 v.24 no.3 pp. 369
- feedlots; agricultural wastes; cattle manure; runoff; microorganisms; aerobes; quantitative analysis; microbial ecology; microbial growth; seasonal variation
- ... A quantitative determination was made every 2 months for a year of the microflora of beef cattle waste and runoff at a medium-sized midwestern feedlot. Counts were obtained for selected groups of organisms in waste taken from paved areas of pens cleaned daily and, therefore, reflect the flora of raw waste. Overall, in terms of viable count per gram dry weight, the feedlot waste contained 10 total ...