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Animal Waste Report: ROOKS County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in ROOKS 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 649 1,200 300,000 15,000 11,000 5,100
    Cattle 51,693 290,000 70,000,000 3,300,000 2,100,000 850,000
    Poultry 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheep 968 390 93,000 8,200 5,900 1,700
    Total Animal 53,310 290,000 70,000,000 3,300,000 2,200,000 860,000

    *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 ROOKS County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 78% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 29% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Increased by 103% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 26% 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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