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Animal Waste Report: WINDSOR County, VT
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in WINDSOR 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 718 1,400 330,000 17,000 12,000 5,600
    Cattle 11,408 120,000 28,000,000 1,300,000 470,000 290,000
    Poultry 3,614 160 39,000 4,200 1,400 1,500
    Sheep 1,358 540 130,000 11,000 8,300 2,300
    Total Animal 17,098 120,000 29,000,000 1,300,000 500,000 300,000

    *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 WINDSOR County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 32% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 26% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by less than 0.5% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 53% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 27% 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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