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Animal Waste Report: WAYNE County, NY
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in WAYNE 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 6,408 12,000 3,000,000 150,000 110,000 50,000
    Cattle 18,883 210,000 52,000,000 2,300,000 790,000 500,000
    Poultry 160 5 1,100 120 52 35
    Sheep 545 220 52,000 4,600 3,300 940
    Total Animal 25,996 230,000 55,000,000 2,400,000 900,000 550,000

    *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 WAYNE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 12% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 7% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 60% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 52% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 6% 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 New York State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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