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Animal Waste Report: LONG County, GA
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in LONG County
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    Total animal waste:
    Hog waste:
    Cattle waste:
    Poultry waste:
    Sheep waste:
    Nitrogen in waste:
    Nitrogen lost to atmosphere:
    Phosphorus in waste:

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  • 1997 Animal Waste Summary

    Nitrogen and phosphorus available from animal waste produced in LONG county exceeds the typical nutrient uptake and removal potential of crops in this county.
    Animal Type Number of Head Amount of Waste (tons/yr) Volume of Waste (gallons/yr) Amount of Nitrogen in Waste(pounds/yr) Nitogen Lost to Atmosphere (pounds/yr) Amount of Phosphorous in Waste (pounds/yr)
    Hogs 30 57 14,000 700 500 230
    Cattle 2,109 8,400 2,000,000 97,000 57,000 26,000
    Poultry 287,000 8,600 2,000,000 220,000 93,000 62,000
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 289,139 17,000 4,100,000 320,000 150,000 88,000

    *Note: County totals are compiled using 1997 Census of Agriculture data. Please see a discussion of the limitations of animal waste data for more details.

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  • Animal Waste Trends in LONG County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 95% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 6% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 185061% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 86% from 1987 to 1997
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  • Links

    See EPA's Index of Watershed Indicators for this area (evaluates the current condition and vulnerability of aquatic resources.)

    See the Factory Farm Project report for this state.

    See the ELI Almanac of Enforceable Georgia State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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