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The animal agriculture sector includes production and processing of poultry, eggs,
beef and dairy products, sheep and goats, swine and other animals. Beef cattle and poultry are companion enterprise on many farms, with poultry providing cash flow and fertilizer
Direct contribution of animal agriculture to Arkansas' economy:
Cattle are raised in every county, with an inventory of over 1,600,000 head.
Also called dairy cows or milk cows, dairy cattle are bred for the ability to produce
large quantities of milk from which dairy products are made.
Whether your interested in trail riding, competitive riding, or just having fun, learn
basic horse care.
There are 6 million acres of forage in Arkansas. That's more than soybeans, rice and cotton
Arkansas is 2nd in the nation for broiler (chicken) production raising over 1 billion
chickens per year and is 3rd in the nation for turkey production.
Sheep and goat production is popular with many beginning farmers and is a new enterprise
Proper manure and mortality management is essential for profitable production and
Many individuals raise rabbits for meat, hair, and hides as small alternative livestock
production or as pets.
Extension assists the swine industry through educational programs regarding waste
management, 4-H swine projects, and feral hogs.
Llamas and alpacas are a unique, growing industry in Arkansas. Llamas can be used
as guardian animals whereas alpacas are typically raised for their fiber.
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