TheDairySite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the dairy industry

USDA Cattle and Sheep


06 March 2015

USDA United States and Canadian Cattle and Sheep - 6 March 2015USDA United States and Canadian Cattle and Sheep - 6 March 2015


Cattle

United States and Canadian Cattle Inventory Up 1 Percent

All cattle and calves in the United States and Canada combined totaled 101.7 million head on January 1, 2015, up 1 percent from the 100.7 million on January 1, 2014. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 43.8 million head, were up 1 percent from a year ago.

All cattle and calves in the United States as of January 1, 2015, totaled 89.8 million head, 1 percent above the 88.5 million on January 1, 2014. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 39.0 million head, were up 2 percent from a year ago.

All cattle and calves in Canada as of January 1, 2015, totaled 11.9 million head, down 2 percent from the 12.2 million on January 1, 2014. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 4.78 million, were down 2 percent from a year ago.

United States and Canadian Sheep Inventory Up Slightly

All sheep and lambs in the United States and Canada combined totaled 6.14 million head on January 1, 2015, up slightly from the 6.12 million on January 1, 2014. Breeding sheep, at 4.58 million head, were up slightly from a year ago and market sheep and lambs, at 1.56 million head, were down slightly from last year.

All sheep and lambs in the United States as of January 1, 2015, totaled 5.28 million head, 1 percent above the 5.25 million head on January 1, 2014. Breeding sheep, at 3.94 million head, were up 1 percent from a year ago, while market sheep and lambs, at 1.35 million head, were unchanged from last year.

All sheep and lambs in Canada as of January 1, 2015, totaled 859 thousand head, down 2 percent from last year’s number of 875 thousand. Breeding sheep, at 648 thousand head, were down 2 percent from last year. Market sheep and lambs, at 211 thousand head, were down 1 percent from a year ago.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

DOWNLOAD REPORT:- Download this report here

Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

British Field Crops 2nd edition