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Animal Waste Report: TUSCOLA County, MI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in TUSCOLA County
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    Poultry waste:
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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 10,044 19,000 4,600,000 230,000 170,000 78,000
    Cattle 19,247 190,000 45,000,000 2,000,000 800,000 450,000
    Poultry 954 32 7,400 820 360 240
    Sheep 941 380 90,000 7,900 5,800 1,600
    Total Animal 31,186 210,000 50,000,000 2,200,000 970,000 530,000

    *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 TUSCOLA County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 44% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 4% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 18% 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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