Water Consumption

TYPE

 

DAILY CONSUMPTION (Summer)

Litre / head

ANNUAL CONSUMPTION

Kilolitre / head

Sheep:

Lactating Ewes

Dry sheep

Irrigated pasture

9

7

3.5

2.88

2.07

1

Lambs:

Dry pasture

Irrigated pasture

2.5

1

0.63

0.31

Cattle:

Grazing (up to 550kg)

Over 550kg

Lotfeeding

Calves

Dairy milking

Dry cows

45

67.5

94

25

70

45

13.5

20.7

27.2

7.2

20.70

13.5

horses:

Working

Grazing

54

36

16.4

11.3

Pigs:

Sows Lactating

Sow and litter

Growers 70kg

23

45

10

7.1

14

3.25

Poultry:

Laying

Pullets or broilers

Turkeys

0.32

0.18

0.54

0.12

0.7

0.2

 

 

 

Drinking (per person)

Hygiene, bathing (per person)

Domestic – Toilet (per person)

Domestic – Laundry (per person)

Domestic – Household cleaning

Swimming Pool

Domestic

2

10

10

15

10

750

 

.62

3.1

3.1

4.6

3.1

235

 

Flood (per square metre)

Spinkler (per square metre)

Trickle (per square metre)

Trees

 

Irrigation

25

25

10

5

 

 

8

8

3.1

1.6