by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services in [Fort Collins, CO] .
Written in English
|Contributions||United States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Veterinary Services. Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health.|
|LC Classifications||SF51 .U8 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||2008613659|
Official statistics for U.S. livestock, poultry, and aquaculture populations published by NASS are based on the Census of Agriculture conducted every 5 years (e.g., and ) and sample surveys conducted monthly, quarterly, or annually as determined by the particular commodity. Veterinary support of the food-animal supply is still important to the $ billion U.S. livestock, poultry, and aquaculture industries, which remain major proponents of state-based support for U. Agriculture is a major industry in the United States, which is a net exporter of food. As of the census of agriculture, there were million farms, covering an area of million acres (3,, km 2), an average of acres ( hectares) per farm.. Although agricultural activity occurs in every state in the union, it is particularly concentrated in the Great Plains, a vast expanse. Find tips for raising poultry, including broilers, layer chickens, and turkeys. This section also includes information on flock management, handling, animal health, equipment, buildings, and technology. Chicken is the No. 1 protein consumed in the United States. Americans consume more chicken than anyone else in the world.
The edition of the AVMA Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook, the most comprehensive and authoritative source of data on pet ownership and related habits of U.S. pet-owning households, found that nearly 57 percent of all U.S. households owned a pet at end of year Approximately 38 percent of households nationwide owned one. Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: July by Mildred Haley and Keithly Jones. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for July analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Super-Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the eastern Philippines on 7 November as the strongest tropical cyclone of the year. Just before making landfall its maximum sustained winds were kph/ mph, with gusts up to kph/ mph. PAGASA, the Philippines weather organization noted that Hiayan's maximum sustained winds at landfall were near kph/ mph. Poultry Find tips for raising poultry, including broilers, layer chickens, and turkeys. This section also includes information on flock management, handling, animal .
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms. The agency has the distinction of being known as The Fact Finders of U.S. Agriculture due to the abundance of. Meat and Poultry Trends in the U.S. Meat consumption in the U.S. has been on the decline for nearly a decade. Several factors account for this change, but two in particular stand out. This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in livestock and poultry. Covers beef and veal, cattle, pork, swine and chicken meat. • Current Report. • Past Reports (USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System). Key Factors in •Corn prices at $$/bushel compared with $$ in /14 and $ in /13 •Soybean meal at $$/ton compared with $ in /14 and $ in /13 •Improving U.S. economy –GDP growth expected at about 2 percent in , 3 .