Livestock County Data, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0186
Abstract: The files in this dataset provide statistical information on the
production of cattle, calves, milk, hogs, pigs, sheep, lambs, wool,
chickens, layers, and eggs by county. The Livestock County Data are
prepared as required by each State's Department of Agriculture
program. Local (State) funding may limit data availability for a
specie(s) or a year(s), including ... some major production States. All
available data for the most recent five years is included in the
files. Only State preparing county or district data have entries in
each of the specie files. Values of "0" indicate that data are not
prepared for the item or that the data have been included in other
Collection Organization: National Agricultural Statistics Service
Collection Methodology: Surveys of the farm universe are made several
times each year and estimates are adopted based on survey data and any
other available administrative data that would support estimate
Collection Frequency: Annually.
Dataset Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.
The data reside in 8 compressed ASCII files. When uncompressed
the files require 5 times the space of the compressed file.
Data Center: National Agricultural Statistics Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet home page
File Format: ASCII delimited
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
Or connect at the NASS Internet home page.
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Quality Each state provides estimates. Estimates closely reviewed at
national level. U.S. totals evaluated using balance sheet
approach. All surveys computer and manually edited for errors.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jbrueggen at nass.usda.gov
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Systems & Information Division South Agriculture Building, Room 5811 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21