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Animal Waste Report: RAWLINS County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in RAWLINS County
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    Total animal waste:
    Hog waste:
    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 2,571 4,900 1,200,000 60,000 43,000 20,000
    Cattle 41,206 260,000 62,000,000 3,000,000 1,700,000 780,000
    Poultry 109 5 1,300 140 35 52
    Sheep 80 32 7,700 680 490 140
    Total Animal 43,966 260,000 63,000,000 3,000,000 1,800,000 800,000

    *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 RAWLINS County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 78% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 2% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 95% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 97% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 8% 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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