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Animal Waste Report: BARBER County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in BARBER 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 736 1,400 340,000 17,000 12,000 5,700
    Cattle 70,026 380,000 92,000,000 4,300,000 2,900,000 1,100,000
    Poultry 45 2 550 59 15 22
    Sheep 1,109 440 110,000 9,400 6,800 1,900
    Total Animal 71,916 380,000 92,000,000 4,300,000 2,900,000 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 BARBER County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 81% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 21% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 95% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 80% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 22% 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 Kansas Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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