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Animal Waste Report: HYDE County, NC
 
 
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  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in HYDE 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 9,890 19,000 4,600,000 230,000 170,000 77,000
    Cattle 427 4,800 1,100,000 51,000 18,000 12,000
    Poultry 14 1 170 18 5 7
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 10,331 24,000 5,700,000 280,000 180,000 89,000

    *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 HYDE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 37% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 45% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 88% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 39% from 1987 to 1997
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  • Links

    Visit Hog Watch - the source for information on industrial hog farming in North Carolina.

    Visit Hog Lagoons: Pitting Pork Wast Against Public Health and Environment

    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 North Carolina Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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