Category

Enteric fermentation

Manure management

 

IPCC

NATCOM

IPCC

NATCOM

Dairy cattle

Indigenous

46

28±5

5.0

3.5±0.2

 

Crossbred

46

43±5

5.0

3.8±0.8

Non dairy cattle
(indigenous)

0-1 year

17

9±3

2.0

1.2

1-3 year

25

23±8

2.0

2.8

Adult

25

32±6

2.0

2.9±1.4

Non-dairy cattle
(Cross Bred)

0-1 year

17

11±3

2.0

1.1

1-2 ½ year

25

26±5

2.0

2.3

Adult

25

33±4

2.0

2.5±0.9

Dairy buffalo

55

50±17

5.0

4.4±0.6

Non dairy
Buffalo

0-1 year

23

8±3

5.0

1.8

1-3 year

55

22±6

5.0

3.4

Adult

55

44±11

5.0

4.0

Sheep

 

5

4±1

0.3

0.3

Goat

 

5

4±1

0.2

 

Horses & Ponies

18

 

IPCC Default

1.6
0.9
1.6
4.0

 

IPCC Default

 

Donkeys

 

10

Camels

 

46

Pigs

 

1

Table 4: Comparison of Methane Emission factors for enteric fermentation (IPCC source Table 4-3, A-2 & A-3 of IPCC 1996.