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Animal Waste Report: BROWN County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in BROWN County
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    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 25,776 49,000 12,000,000 600,000 430,000 200,000
    Cattle 29,279 170,000 41,000,000 1,900,000 1,200,000 480,000
    Poultry 510 21 5,100 560 170 190
    Sheep 1,418 570 140,000 12,000 8,700 2,400
    Total Animal 56,983 220,000 53,000,000 2,500,000 1,700,000 690,000

    *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 BROWN County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 40% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 28% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 76% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 29% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 31% 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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