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Animal Waste Report: LE FLORE County, OK
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in LE FLORE County
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    Poultry waste:
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    Nitrogen in waste:
    Nitrogen lost to atmosphere:
    Phosphorus in waste:

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  • 1997 Animal Waste Summary

    Nitrogen and phosphorus available from animal waste produced in LE FLORE county exceeds the typical nutrient uptake and removal potential of crops in this county.
    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 11,404 22,000 5,300,000 270,000 190,000 89,000
    Cattle 80,526 500,000 120,000,000 5,800,000 3,300,000 1,500,000
    Poultry 9,573,917 290,000 68,000,000 7,500,000 3,100,000 2,100,000
    Sheep 413 170 40,000 3,500 2,500 710
    Total Animal 9,666,260 810,000 190,000,000 14,000,000 6,600,000 3,700,000

    *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 LE FLORE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 699% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 17% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 124% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 73% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 45% 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 Oklahoma Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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