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Animal Waste Report: LABETTE County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in LABETTE 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 983 1,900 450,000 23,000 16,000 7,700
    Cattle 64,532 360,000 86,000,000 4,100,000 2,700,000 1,000,000
    Poultry 466 23 5,600 600 150 220
    Sheep 823 330 79,000 6,900 5,000 1,400
    Total Animal 66,804 360,000 87,000,000 4,100,000 2,700,000 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 LABETTE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 93% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 14% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 63% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 24% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 5% 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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