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Animal Waste Report: PIERCE County, ND
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in PIERCE 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 80 150 37,000 1,900 1,300 620
    Cattle 26,130 170,000 42,000,000 2,000,000 1,100,000 510,000
    Poultry 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheep 659 260 63,000 5,600 4,000 1,100
    Total Animal 26,869 180,000 42,000,000 2,000,000 1,100,000 510,000

    *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 PIERCE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 94% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 4% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 31% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased 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 North Dakota Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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