Livestock by State, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0003
Abstract: The Livestock By State dataset provides state level inventory
estimates for all cattle (January 1, 1975-92), hogs (December 1,
1975-91), sheep (January 1, 1975-92), chickens (December 1, 1983-91),
and red meat, poultry, eggs, and milk production and prices. The data
are collected monthly in season and annually.
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: Monthly in season and annually.
Update Characteristics: Not updated in its entirety.
It is estimated that the data set comprises 250,000 records
times 100 data fields.
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: 1986-01-01
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
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-08-28