Livestock and Meats

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in meat and lifestock, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

March 31, 2015
After an absence of more than eleven years, the first shipment of U.S. processed beef products arrived in Japan on March 4, 2015.
March 31, 2015
In 2014, drought in major northern cattle regions significantly increased turnoff and reduced the size of the cattle herd.
March 30, 2015
Central America and the Caribbean, with their close geographical and economic ties to the United States, have always been an important market for U.S. agricultural exports.
March 26, 2015
The Korean government has expended considerable resources in an effort to contain Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) in swine and cattle as well as High Pathogen Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry farms.