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Animal Waste Report: DOUGLAS County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in DOUGLAS 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 6,218 12,000 2,900,000 150,000 100,000 48,000
    Cattle 27,364 170,000 40,000,000 1,900,000 1,100,000 480,000
    Poultry 1,023 50 12,000 1,300 340 470
    Sheep 631 250 61,000 5,300 3,900 1,100
    Total Animal 35,236 180,000 43,000,000 2,000,000 1,200,000 530,000

    *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 DOUGLAS County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 23% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 8% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 69% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 51% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 9% 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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