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Animal Waste Report: TEXAS County, MO
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in TEXAS County
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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 190 360 88,000 4,400 3,200 1,500
    Cattle 93,152 690,000 170,000,000 7,800,000 3,900,000 2,000,000
    Poultry 2,028 92 22,000 2,400 670 840
    Sheep 1,023 410 98,000 8,600 6,300 1,800
    Total Animal 96,393 700,000 170,000,000 7,800,000 3,900,000 2,000,000

    *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 TEXAS County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 95% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 12% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 47% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 33% 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 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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