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The Economic Analysis Of Effluent Guidelines On The Feedlots Large Scale Segments, Final Report.

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This study estimates the economic impacts, including product price increases, continued viability of affected plants, employment, industry growth, and foreign trade, of the required application of certain waste treatment and control technologies.
The large scale feedlot industry is composed of beef, hog, dairy, sheep, chickens layer , broilers; turkeys; sheep; ducks operations For each segment, the following minimum capacity listing indicates what sizes of feedlot are defined as large scale:

Industry Segment Minimum Capacity
(No. of Head)
Beef cattle 1,000
Hogs 2,500
Dairy cattle 700
Chickens: Egg Layers 30,000
Chickens: Boilers 37,500
Turkeys 55,000
Sheep 10,000
Ducks 5,000

Descriptors:
Pollution; Water pollution; Effluent; Effluent control; Agricultural wastes; Large scale feedlots; Economic; Agricultural economics; Economic analysis; Cash flow; Demand; Supply; Prices; Fixed costs; Variable costs; Employment; Community; Production capacity; Fixed investment
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Reference #:
1976
W.76.8
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Yes
EPA Office:
Multiple offices
Office Suboffice:
Office of Planning and Evaluation - Office of Water
Office Division:
No division specified
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
165

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