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Animal Waste Report: BEAR LAKE County, ID
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in BEAR LAKE County
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    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 110 210 51,000 2,600 1,800 860
    Cattle 32,274 220,000 54,000,000 2,500,000 1,300,000 650,000
    Poultry 11 1 290 33 17 13
    Sheep 4,964 2,000 480,000 42,000 30,000 8,500
    Total Animal 37,359 230,000 55,000,000 2,600,000 1,400,000 660,000

    *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 BEAR LAKE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 36% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 5% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 98% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 21% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 5% 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 Idaho State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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