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Animal Waste Report: WOOD County, OH
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in WOOD County
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    Total animal waste:
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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 10,658 20,000 4,900,000 250,000 180,000 83,000
    Cattle 4,791 32,000 7,700,000 350,000 200,000 82,000
    Poultry 1,014 47 11,000 1,200 330 430
    Sheep 1,342 540 130,000 11,000 8,200 2,300
    Total Animal 17,805 53,000 13,000,000 610,000 390,000 170,000

    *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 WOOD County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 24% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 16% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 98% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 46% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 22% 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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