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Animal Waste Report: SHAWANO County, WI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in SHAWANO 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

    Phosphorus available from animal waste produced in SHAWANO county exceeds the typical nutrient uptake and removal potential of crops in this county.
    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 3,725 7,100 1,700,000 87,000 62,000 29,000
    Cattle 83,189 980,000 240,000,000 10,000,000 3,500,000 2,300,000
    Poultry 2,095 100 24,000 2,600 730 930
    Sheep 464 190 45,000 3,900 2,800 800
    Total Animal 89,473 990,000 240,000,000 10,000,000 3,500,000 2,300,000

    *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 SHAWANO County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 52% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 20% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 79% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 1% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 21% 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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