Livestock Slaughter Annual Summary NASS

This file contains the annual summary for total livestock slaughter and red meat production in commercial plants and on farms for the U.S.; red meat includes beef, veal, pork, and lamb and mutton slaughter. The number of cattle, calves, hogs, and sheep slaughtered and number of federally inspected plants are available by size group, and the number of livestock slaughter plants by type of inspection are also available in this report. Data for this publication comes from reports completed by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), and USDA, combined with data from State-administered Non-Federally Inspected (NFI) slaughter plants.

Frequency of Release:Annually


Apr 24, 2024
Contact office name:National Agricultural Statistics Service