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Animal Waste Report: STARK County, IL
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in STARK County
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    Total animal waste:
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    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 32,477 62,000 15,000,000 760,000 540,000 250,000
    Cattle 4,810 32,000 7,800,000 360,000 200,000 92,000
    Poultry 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheep 396 160 38,000 3,300 2,400 680
    Total Animal 37,683 94,000 23,000,000 1,100,000 750,000 350,000

    *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 STARK County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 5% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 2% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 44% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 2% 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 Illinois Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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