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Animal Waste Report: CLINTON County, MI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in CLINTON County
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    Total animal waste:
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    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 20,815 40,000 9,600,000 490,000 350,000 160,000
    Cattle 41,204 450,000 110,000,000 4,700,000 1,700,000 1,000,000
    Poultry 923 44 11,000 1,100 320 410
    Sheep 2,054 820 200,000 17,000 13,000 3,500
    Total Animal 64,996 490,000 120,000,000 5,200,000 2,100,000 1,200,000

    *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 CLINTON County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 33% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 5% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 93% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 38% 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 ELI Almanac of Enforceable Michigan State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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