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Animal Waste Report: FRANKLIN County, VT
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in FRANKLIN 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 114 220 53,000 2,700 1,900 890
    Cattle 66,851 970,000 230,000,000 10,000,000 2,800,000 2,200,000
    Poultry 526 21 5,000 550 250 180
    Sheep 774 310 74,000 6,500 4,700 1,300
    Total Animal 68,265 970,000 230,000,000 10,000,000 2,800,000 2,200,000

    *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 FRANKLIN County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 84% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 4% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 54% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 28% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 4% 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 Vermont Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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