Table 30--Indexes of feed consuming animal units (millions)
Unit 1/
1975/76
1976/77
1977/78
1978/79
1979/80
1980/81
1981/82
1982/83
1983/84
1984/85
1985/86
1986/87
1987/88
1988/89
1989/90
1990/91
1991/92
1992/93
1993/94
1994/95
1995/96
1996/97
1997/98
1998/99
1999/00
2000/01
2001/02
2002/03
2003/04
2004/05
2005/06
2006/07
2007/08
2008/09
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
Grain
Dairy
12.29
12.20
12.10
11.99
12.00
12.13
12.31
12.37
12.38
12.13
12.47
11.72
11.53
11.34
11.22
11.16
10.92
10.85
10.68
10.66
10.59
10.48
10.34
10.28
10.32
10.32
10.25
10.30
10.12
10.16
10.29
10.34
10.47
10.55
10.31
10.39
10.48
10.46
10.45
Cattle on feed
19.83
19.28
20.64
20.34
18.73
17.77
16.27
18.47
17.77
19.08
17.98
17.28
18.19
17.53
17.81
19.48
18.30
19.60
19.96
19.03
19.86
20.20
20.85
20.35
21.56
21.88
21.53
20.26
21.32
21.34
22.05
22.44
22.72
21.23
20.90
21.47
21.64
20.48
19.45
Other cattle
5.47
5.22
4.82
4.53
4.60
4.79
4.88
4.78
4.71
4.46
4.26
4.16
4.01
3.89
3.83
3.81
3.92
3.97
4.07
4.20
4.22
4.11
3.99
3.97
3.88
3.82
3.80
3.81
3.69
3.72
3.75
3.74
3.69
3.66
3.64
3.55
3.43
3.40
3.35
Hogs
17.48
19.43
19.60
21.70
23.81
22.39
20.34
20.53
20.38
19.81
19.28
19.43
20.82
21.27
20.65
20.99
22.34
22.41
22.62
22.98
22.18
21.68
23.50
23.82
23.13
22.91
23.24
23.08
23.32
23.59
23.93
24.50
26.29
26.38
25.95
26.12
26.60
26.56
26.29
Poultry
15.90
16.34
16.86
17.94
18.22
18.57
18.56
18.33
18.63
18.98
19.78
20.97
21.47
22.05
23.08
23.89
24.58
25.29
26.01
26.85
27.51
28.21
28.61
29.06
29.44
29.86
30.30
30.15
30.35
30.70
30.83
31.08
31.27
30.51
30.20
30.18
30.03
30.26
30.59
Other livestock
0.66
0.68
0.71
0.71
0.71
0.72
0.72
0.72
0.72
0.70
0.70
0.72
0.71
0.69
0.69
0.67
0.64
0.65
0.66
0.66
0.66
0.67
0.67
0.66
0.65
0.65
0.65
0.64
0.64
0.64
0.64
0.64
0.63
0.63
0.63
0.63
0.62
0.62
0.62
Total
71.64
73.14
74.72
77.21
78.06
76.37
73.09
75.20
74.59
75.17
74.46
74.27
76.73
76.77
77.29
79.99
80.70
82.76
84.00
84.38
85.01
85.34
87.95
88.14
88.99
89.44
89.77
88.24
89.44
90.14
91.49
92.75
95.08
92.97
91.64
92.34
92.80
91.78
90.75
                                        
High protein
Dairy
12.50
12.41
12.31
12.21
12.22
12.36
12.55
12.62
12.62
12.38
12.72
11.95
11.75
11.56
11.45
11.38
11.14
11.08
10.91
10.88
10.81
10.69
10.55
10.50
10.54
10.54
10.47
10.52
10.34
10.38
10.52
10.57
10.71
10.79
10.56
10.63
10.73
10.70
10.69
Cattle on feed
11.50
11.18
11.98
11.80
10.86
10.31
9.44
10.71
10.31
11.07
10.43
10.02
10.55
10.17
10.33
11.30
10.62
11.37
11.58
11.04
11.52
11.72
12.10
11.81
12.51
12.69
12.49
11.75
12.37
12.38
12.79
13.02
13.18
12.32
12.13
12.46
12.55
11.88
11.28
Other cattle
9.42
8.98
8.30
7.80
7.92
8.25
8.41
8.23
8.12
7.68
7.33
7.16
6.90
6.69
6.59
6.56
6.76
6.83
7.00
7.23
7.26
7.07
6.87
6.84
6.68
6.57
6.55
6.56
6.36
6.40
6.46
6.45
6.36
6.30
6.27
6.12
5.91
5.85
5.77
Hogs
22.21
24.68
24.90
27.57
30.24
28.44
25.84
26.08
25.89
25.17
24.49
24.68
26.45
27.02
26.24
26.66
28.38
28.46
28.74
29.19
28.17
27.54
29.85
30.26
29.38
29.10
29.53
29.32
29.62
29.97
30.39
31.13
33.40
33.52
32.96
33.18
33.79
33.74
33.40
Poultry
39.67
40.98
42.25
45.31
46.16
47.17
47.13
46.64
47.67
48.62
51.15
54.72
56.22
58.26
61.47
63.77
65.60
67.46
69.29
71.55
73.63
75.33
76.12
76.97
77.76
78.83
79.92
79.42
79.84
80.67
80.96
81.79
82.59
80.28
79.32
79.34
78.95
79.37
80.01
Other livestock
1.27
1.21
1.19
1.18
1.21
1.24
1.24
1.16
1.10
1.02
0.97
1.01
1.04
1.04
1.08
1.07
1.03
0.97
0.94
0.86
0.81
0.77
0.75
0.69
0.67
0.66
0.63
0.60
0.58
0.59
0.59
0.58
0.57
0.55
0.54
0.52
0.51
0.51
0.50
Total
96.57
99.45
100.91
105.86
108.62
107.76
104.61
105.43
105.71
105.95
107.08
109.55
112.92
114.74
117.16
120.73
123.52
126.17
128.45
130.75
132.19
133.11
136.23
137.07
137.53
138.39
139.58
138.17
139.10
140.38
141.72
143.54
146.81
143.75
141.77
142.26
142.44
142.06
141.65
                                        
Roughage
Dairy
14.69
14.55
14.45
14.38
14.53
14.77
15.08
15.14
15.14
15.05
15.35
14.35
14.04
13.85
13.77
13.65
13.44
13.40
13.21
13.18
13.09
12.96
12.77
12.77
12.77
12.80
12.73
12.82
12.58
12.68
12.93
12.99
13.18
13.26
13.10
13.20
13.32
13.25
13.23
Cattle on feed
2.05
1.99
2.14
2.10
1.94
1.84
1.68
1.91
1.84
1.97
1.86
1.79
1.88
1.81
1.84
2.02
1.89
2.03
2.06
1.97
2.05
2.09
2.16
2.11
2.23
2.26
2.23
2.10
2.21
2.21
2.28
2.32
2.35
2.20
2.16
2.22
2.24
2.12
2.01
Other cattle
73.59
70.16
64.84
60.97
61.88
64.43
65.70
64.28
63.41
60.03
57.26
55.97
53.95
52.28
51.51
51.23
52.80
53.38
54.68
56.48
56.72
55.26
53.68
53.44
52.20
51.35
51.15
51.23
49.66
50.01
50.44
50.37
49.69
49.24
49.02
47.79
46.21
45.74
45.09
Hogs
2.25
2.50
2.52
2.79
3.06
2.88
2.62
2.64
2.62
2.55
2.48
2.50
2.68
2.74
2.66
2.70
2.87
2.88
2.91
2.96
2.85
2.79
3.02
3.06
2.98
2.95
2.99
2.97
3.00
3.04
3.08
3.15
3.38
3.39
3.34
3.36
3.42
3.42
3.38
Poultry
0.37
0.37
0.38
0.40
0.41
0.42
0.41
0.41
0.41
0.42
0.44
0.48
0.49
0.50
0.52
0.53
0.54
0.54
0.55
0.56
0.56
0.57
0.57
0.56
0.56
0.57
0.57
0.57
0.56
0.55
0.56
0.57
0.57
0.55
0.54
0.54
0.55
0.55
0.54
Other livestock
3.35
3.34
3.34
3.33
3.40
3.44
3.46
3.35
3.27
3.17
3.12
3.22
3.25
3.22
3.28
3.21
3.15
3.07
3.04
2.90
2.86
2.76
2.66
2.55
2.51
2.51
2.41
2.36
2.32
2.34
2.36
2.35
2.30
2.25
2.22
2.20
2.15
2.14
2.12
Total
96.29
92.91
87.66
83.98
85.22
87.78
88.95
87.73
86.69
83.18
80.51
78.30
76.29
74.39
73.58
73.33
74.69
75.31
76.45
78.04
78.13
76.42
74.86
74.49
73.24
72.44
72.08
72.04
70.32
70.83
71.65
71.75
71.48
70.89
70.39
69.31
67.89
67.22
66.38
                                        
Grain and roughage
Dairy
13.75
13.63
13.53
13.44
13.54
13.74
14.00
14.06
14.06
13.91
14.22
13.32
13.05
12.87
12.77
12.68
12.45
12.41
12.22
12.19
12.11
11.99
11.82
11.79
11.81
11.83
11.76
11.83
11.62
11.69
11.90
11.96
12.12
12.20
12.01
12.10
12.21
12.16
12.14
Cattle on feed
8.88
8.63
9.24
9.11
8.38
7.96
7.28
8.27
7.95
8.54
8.05
7.74
8.14
7.85
7.98
8.72
8.19
8.77
8.93
8.52
8.89
9.04
9.34
9.11
9.65
9.79
9.64
9.07
9.54
9.55
9.87
10.05
10.17
9.51
9.36
9.61
9.69
9.17
8.71
Other cattle
47.30
45.09
41.67
39.19
39.77
41.41
42.23
41.31
40.75
38.58
36.80
35.97
34.67
33.60
33.11
32.92
33.93
34.31
35.15
36.30
36.45
35.51
34.50
34.35
33.55
33.00
32.87
32.93
31.91
32.14
32.42
32.37
31.94
31.65
31.51
30.72
29.70
29.40
28.98
Hogs
8.14
9.05
9.13
10.10
11.08
10.42
9.47
9.56
9.49
9.22
8.98
9.05
9.70
9.90
9.62
9.77
10.40
10.43
10.53
10.70
10.33
10.09
10.94
11.09
10.77
10.67
10.82
10.75
10.86
10.99
11.14
11.41
12.24
12.29
12.08
12.16
12.38
12.37
12.24
Poultry
6.28
6.43
6.63
7.05
7.16
7.30
7.29
7.19
7.30
7.44
7.77
8.25
8.44
8.65
9.06
9.36
9.62
9.87
10.13
10.44
10.69
10.95
11.08
11.23
11.36
11.52
11.69
11.62
11.67
11.79
11.84
11.95
12.03
11.72
11.60
11.60
11.55
11.63
11.73
Other livestock
2.14
2.13
2.15
2.14
2.18
2.21
2.22
2.16
2.10
2.03
1.99
2.05
2.07
2.04
2.07
2.02
1.96
1.92
1.91
1.84
1.81
1.77
1.74
1.67
1.65
1.64
1.60
1.57
1.54
1.55
1.56
1.55
1.53
1.50
1.49
1.47
1.45
1.45
1.44
Total
86.48
84.97
82.34
81.03
82.13
83.03
82.48
82.55
81.67
79.73
77.80
76.37
76.07
74.91
74.60
75.48
76.56
77.72
78.88
79.99
80.28
79.36
79.42
79.25
78.79
78.46
78.38
77.77
77.15
77.71
78.73
79.29
80.03
78.86
78.04
77.66
76.98
76.17
75.24
                                        
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: 4/11/2014