POLLUTION LOCATOR| Animal Waste | County Report

Animal Waste Report: VILAS County, WI
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in VILAS 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Cattle 274 1,100 270,000 13,000 7,300 3,300
    Poultry 22 1 270 29 7 11
    Sheep 504 200 48,000 4,300 3,100 870
    Total Animal 800 1,300 310,000 17,000 10,000 4,200

    *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 VILAS County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Cattle Decreased by 58% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 51% 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.

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