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Animal Waste Report: LAFAYETTE County, WI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in LAFAYETTE 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 49,532 94,000 23,000,000 1,200,000 830,000 390,000
    Cattle 101,497 1,000,000 250,000,000 11,000,000 4,200,000 2,500,000
    Poultry 3 0 78 9 5 4
    Sheep 1,250 500 120,000 11,000 7,700 2,200
    Total Animal 152,282 1,100,000 270,000,000 12,000,000 5,100,000 2,900,000

    *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 LAFAYETTE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 44% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 56% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 22% 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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