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Animal Waste Report: BATES County, MO
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in BATES 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 23,762 45,000 11,000,000 560,000 400,000 190,000
    Cattle 81,341 520,000 130,000,000 6,000,000 3,400,000 1,600,000
    Poultry 2,731 130 32,000 3,400 920 1,200
    Sheep 819 330 79,000 6,900 5,000 1,400
    Total Animal 108,653 570,000 140,000,000 6,600,000 3,800,000 1,700,000

    *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 BATES County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 10% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 5% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 34% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Increased by 31% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 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 Missouri Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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