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Animal Waste Report: MIAMI County, IN
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in MIAMI 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 99,543 190,000 46,000,000 2,300,000 1,700,000 780,000
    Cattle 14,578 110,000 26,000,000 1,200,000 610,000 280,000
    Poultry 221 7 1,600 170 72 48
    Sheep 808 320 78,000 6,800 4,900 1,400
    Total Animal 115,150 300,000 72,000,000 3,500,000 2,300,000 1,100,000

    *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 MIAMI County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 9% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 30% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 183% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 40% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 18% 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 Indiana Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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