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Animal Waste Report: GRANT County, WI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in GRANT 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 117,593 220,000 54,000,000 2,700,000 2,000,000 920,000
    Cattle 178,329 1,700,000 410,000,000 18,000,000 7,400,000 4,200,000
    Poultry 50,469 2,500 610,000 66,000 16,000 24,000
    Sheep 2,422 970 230,000 20,000 15,000 4,200
    Total Animal 348,813 1,900,000 470,000,000 21,000,000 9,400,000 5,100,000

    *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 GRANT County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 39% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 17% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 15% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 39% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 20% 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 Wisconsin Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

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

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