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Animal Waste Report: SEMINOLE County, GA
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in SEMINOLE 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
    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 1,215 2,300 560,000 28,000 20,000 9,500
    Cattle 10,418 120,000 28,000,000 1,200,000 430,000 290,000
    Poultry 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 11,633 120,000 28,000,000 1,300,000 450,000 300,000

    *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 SEMINOLE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 77% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 97% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 71% 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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