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Animal Waste Report: FRANKLIN County, KY
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in FRANKLIN 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Cattle 14,581 89,000 22,000,000 1,000,000 610,000 270,000
    Poultry 8 1 210 24 12 10
    Sheep 145 58 14,000 1,200 890 250
    Total Animal 14,734 89,000 22,000,000 1,000,000 610,000 270,000

    *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 FRANKLIN County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Cattle Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 98% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 21% 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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