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Animal Waste Report: MCKEAN County, PA
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in MCKEAN 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 163 310 75,000 3,800 2,700 1,300
    Cattle 4,365 45,000 11,000,000 480,000 180,000 110,000
    Poultry 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheep 318 130 31,000 2,700 1,900 550
    Total Animal 4,846 45,000 11,000,000 480,000 190,000 110,000

    *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 MCKEAN County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 56% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 13% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 21% 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 Pennsylvania Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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