Livestock Slaughter, 1975-1992, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0265
Abstract: This dataset contains information for the USDA-NASS livestock
slaughter data. There are two sets of data, Weekly Federally Inspected
(FI) head, and Monthly head, liveweight, dressed weight and meat
production for Commercial and FI. The Monthly data are in ASCII, comma
delimited files (file extension .DTA) and the Weekly data are in Lotus
... Collection Organization: National Agricultural Statistics Service
Collection Methodology: Surveys of the meat processing plant universe
are made weekly and monthly during the year and estimates are adopted
based on survey data and any other available administrative data that
would support estimate levels.
Collection Frequency: Annual.
Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.
The data are contained in LOTUS 1-2-3 spreadsheet and ASCII data
files in all forms of distribution (diskette and network).
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: 1974-01-01
Quality Each state provides estimates, and estimates are closely reviewed at
the national level. All surveys computer and manually edited for
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