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Animal Waste Report: CASEY County, KY
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in CASEY 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 10,071 19,000 4,700,000 240,000 170,000 78,000
    Cattle 39,712 290,000 71,000,000 3,300,000 1,700,000 830,000
    Poultry 2,144 100 25,000 2,700 730 990
    Sheep 104 42 10,000 880 640 180
    Total Animal 52,031 310,000 75,000,000 3,500,000 1,800,000 910,000

    *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 CASEY County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 16% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by less than 0.5% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 89% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 76% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by less than 0.5% 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 Kentucky Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

    See the ELI Almanac of Enforceable Kentucky State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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