Table 30--Indexes of feed consuming animal units (millions)
Unit 1/
2008/09
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
Grain
Dairy
10.55
10.31
10.39
10.48
10.46
10.45
10.25
Cattle on feed
21.23
20.90
21.47
21.64
20.48
18.39
18.23
Other cattle
3.66
3.64
3.55
3.43
3.40
3.35
3.41
Hogs
26.38
25.95
26.12
26.60
26.54
25.88
25.85
Poultry
30.51
30.20
30.18
30.04
30.26
30.62
31.27
Other livestock
0.63
0.63
0.63
0.62
0.62
0.62
0.62
Total
92.97
91.64
92.34
92.82
91.76
89.31
89.63
        
High protein
Dairy
10.79
10.56
10.63
10.73
10.70
10.69
10.49
Cattle on feed
12.32
12.13
12.46
12.55
11.88
10.67
10.58
Other cattle
6.30
6.27
6.12
5.91
5.85
5.76
5.87
Hogs
33.52
32.96
33.18
33.79
33.71
32.88
32.84
Poultry
80.28
79.32
79.34
79.01
79.36
80.06
81.76
Other livestock
0.55
0.54
0.52
0.51
0.51
0.50
0.47
Total
143.75
141.77
142.26
142.50
142.01
140.55
142.00
        
Roughage
Dairy
13.26
13.10
13.20
13.32
13.25
13.23
12.98
Cattle on feed
2.20
2.16
2.22
2.24
2.12
1.90
1.89
Other cattle
49.24
49.02
47.79
46.21
45.74
45.04
45.85
Hogs
3.39
3.34
3.36
3.42
3.41
3.33
3.33
Poultry
0.55
0.54
0.54
0.55
0.54
0.54
0.55
Other livestock
2.25
2.22
2.20
2.14
2.14
2.12
2.08
Total
70.89
70.39
69.31
67.88
67.22
66.16
66.67
        
Grain and roughage
Dairy
12.20
12.01
12.10
12.21
12.16
12.14
11.91
Cattle on feed
9.51
9.36
9.61
9.69
9.17
8.23
8.16
Other cattle
31.65
31.51
30.72
29.70
29.40
28.95
29.47
Hogs
12.29
12.08
12.16
12.38
12.36
12.05
12.04
Poultry
11.72
11.60
11.60
11.56
11.62
11.74
11.99
Other livestock
1.50
1.49
1.47
1.45
1.45
1.43
1.41
Total
78.86
78.04
77.66
76.99
76.16
74.55
74.98
        
1/ Index is based on the dry-weight quantity of feed consumed by the average milk cow during marketing years 1969/70-71/72. Market year is September-August. Latest data may be preliminary or projected.
Source: Calculated by USDA, Economic Research Service from animal inventory numbers published by USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service in Cattle; Sheep and Goats; Hogs and Pigs; Chickens and Eggs; and Turkeys Raised; and from horse and mule inventory numbers published in the Census of Agriculture.
Date run: 8/13/2014