US Sheep & Goat Slaughter

Federally-inspected sheep slaughter totaled 2.01 million head in 2016. The top-10 states accounted for 85.9% of the slaughter. The top state for sheep slaughter was Colorado. It accounted for 41.3% of slaughter. California accounted for another 14.6%. Michigan accounted for almost 10% of the slaughter. Maryland and Delaware combined accounted for 2%. Federally-inspected goat slaughter was approximately 449,000 head in 2016. Goat slaughter is less concentrated than sheep slaughter. The top-10 states accounted for 86.4% of federally-inspected goat slaughter in 2016. The top state for goat slaughter was New Jersey. It accounted for 25.5% of goat slaughter. Indiana, Illinois, New England, and M

Proceedings available on a Flash Drive

Proceedings from the Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day are now available on a flash drive. The conference was held December 9, 2017, at Delaware State University. To receive the flash drive, send your name and address, along with a $10 check payable to the University of Maryland to All Worms All Day Flash Drive, Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756

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