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Animal Waste Report: SEDGWICK County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in SEDGWICK County
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    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 9,409 18,000 4,300,000 220,000 160,000 73,000
    Cattle 37,484 270,000 66,000,000 3,000,000 1,600,000 730,000
    Poultry 278 11 2,700 300 140 96
    Sheep 11,483 4,600 1,100,000 97,000 70,000 20,000
    Total Animal 58,654 300,000 72,000,000 3,300,000 1,800,000 820,000

    *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 SEDGWICK County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 39% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 16% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 25% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 19% 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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