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Animal Waste Report: MARQUETTE County, WI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in MARQUETTE 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 5,868 11,000 2,700,000 140,000 98,000 46,000
    Cattle 14,501 150,000 35,000,000 1,600,000 600,000 350,000
    Poultry 1,757 83 20,000 2,200 640 770
    Sheep 1,464 590 140,000 12,000 9,000 2,500
    Total Animal 23,590 160,000 38,000,000 1,700,000 710,000 400,000

    *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 MARQUETTE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 57% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 31% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 84% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Increased by 15% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 34% 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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