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USDA Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook

Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook

Livestock, Dairy, Poultry and Aquaculture Outlook

This monthly report, provides current intelligence and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the US livestock, dairy, poultry and aquaculture sectors. Topics include current production, consumption, trade, prices received, and more.

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Livestock, Dairy, Poultry and Aquaculture Outlook

Volatility characterizes recent price movements as drought continues in the Southwestern United States and cool weather...

Lamb prices declined throughout the first quarter of 2013 and are expected to weaken further during the ensuing quarters as...

Broiler and turkey shipments in January 2013 rose from a year ago, while egg shipments declined over the same period. Broiler...

The sheep inventory registered a smaller decline than in the previous 2 years. Despite the drought conditions in most of the...

October broiler shipments fell short of last year’s volume, while turkey shipments are on the rise. Broiler exports totaled...

Third-quarter 2012 slaughter lamb prices at San Angelo, Texas dropped to their lowest levels since 2009. The rapid reduction...

North American cattle inventories tightened, altering the U.S. cattle import mix. Total U.S. cattle imports are forecast 8...

Federally inspected dairy cow slaughter heats up over low milk prices and high drought-impacted feed costs. Feeder and fed...

US beef imports were 19 percent higher through the first half of 2012. Exports, however, were 11 percent lower. Cattle imports...

Rising grain prices will affect future meat production, as breeding herds liquidate, according to the USDA's Livestock, Dairy...

Slight reductions in second-quarter slaughter are expected to be more than offset by year-over-year higher estimated average...

U.S. beef exports for 2012 are forecast at 2.6 billion pounds, or 6 percent lower year-over-year. Beef imports for 2012 are...

While prospects for pastures and a corn crop have improved over conditions in 2011, events have combined with high retail...

Red Meat and Poultry Production Lower in 2012, Beef and Poultry Prices Higher.

Record High Meat Exports in 2011. U.S. beef exports in 2011 posted a 21-percent year-over-year increase.

Production declines push beef and poultry prices higher in 2012, dairy and pork prices under pressure

Livestock exports are continuing to grow, despite tight supplies.

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