FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional international data from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. It will soon support a national version, CountrySTAT, for a number of target countries, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa.
Major contents include: commodities by country, countries by commodities, countries ranked in the world by commodity, food production, trade, food supply, supply utilization accounts/food balance domain (e.g. production, trade, feed & seed, waste, other utilization, consumption, quantities, calories, proteins, fats), food security, food prices, resources, forestry, fisheries, country data.
These reports provides the annual balance sheet and income estimates for cattle and hogs in annual reports dating from 1936 to present. Releases prior to 2012 also include estimates for sheep. Statistics included are estimates of beginning and ending inventories, births, deaths, inshipments, marketings, and ending inventories; also total production and marketings in pounds, average prices, value of production, cash receipts, home consumption, and gross marketings by state and U.S., for previous years.
These are statistical resources by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.