The Economic Analysis Of Effluent Guidelines On The Feedlots Large Scale Segments, Final Report.
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
Dairy cattle 700
Chickens: Egg Layers 30,000
Chickens: Boilers 37,500
|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|
|Office of Planning and Evaluation - Office of Water|
|No division specified|
|Economic Impact Assessment|
|Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.|