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Animal Waste Report: HAMPTON County, SC
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in HAMPTON County
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    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 1,959 3,700 910,000 46,000 33,000 15,000
    Cattle 2,872 32,000 7,700,000 340,000 120,000 80,000
    Poultry 149 7 1,800 200 48 72
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 4,980 36,000 8,600,000 390,000 150,000 95,000

    *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 HAMPTON County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 81% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 67% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 84% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 7% 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 ELI Almanac of Enforceable South Carolina State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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