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Animal Waste Report: HOCKING County, OH
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in HOCKING County
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    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 701 1,300 320,000 16,000 12,000 5,500
    Cattle 4,156 27,000 6,500,000 310,000 170,000 81,000
    Poultry 107 4 1,000 120 53 38
    Sheep 798 320 77,000 6,700 4,900 1,400
    Total Animal 5,762 28,000 6,900,000 330,000 190,000 88,000

    *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 HOCKING County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 57% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 22% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 96% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 54% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 26% 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 Ohio Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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