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Animal Waste Report: ORANGE County, VT
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in ORANGE 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 160 300 74,000 3,700 2,700 1,200
    Cattle 18,242 230,000 55,000,000 2,400,000 760,000 530,000
    Poultry 3,200 170 40,000 4,400 1,500 1,600
    Sheep 1,847 740 180,000 16,000 11,000 3,200
    Total Animal 23,449 230,000 55,000,000 2,400,000 770,000 540,000

    *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 ORANGE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 39% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 23% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 3% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 31% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 23% 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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