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Animal Waste Report: MISSAUKEE County, MI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in MISSAUKEE 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

    Phosphorus available from animal waste produced in MISSAUKEE county exceeds the typical nutrient uptake and removal potential of crops in this county.
    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 2,590 4,900 1,200,000 61,000 43,000 20,000
    Cattle 23,695 280,000 67,000,000 2,900,000 990,000 640,000
    Poultry 286 14 3,500 380 93 140
    Sheep 340 140 33,000 2,900 2,100 590
    Total Animal 26,911 280,000 68,000,000 3,000,000 1,000,000 660,000

    *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 MISSAUKEE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 11% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 44% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 41% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 11% 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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