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Animal Waste Report: HARDIN County, TX
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in HARDIN 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 363 690 170,000 8,500 6,100 2,800
    Cattle 7,593 50,000 12,000,000 580,000 320,000 150,000
    Poultry 65 5 1,300 150 75 57
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 8,021 51,000 12,000,000 590,000 320,000 160,000

    *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 HARDIN County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 22% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 59% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 15% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 58% 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 Texas Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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