U.S. Livestock Cold Storage Update – Jan ’21
Executive Summary U.S. cold storage figures provided by the USDA were recently updated with values spanning through Dec ’20. Highlights from the updated report include:
- U.S. pork stocks declined to a ten year low level throughout Dec ’20, finishing 29.6% below previous year volumes.
- U.S. beef stocks reached a three and a half year high level throughout Dec ’20, finishing 11.3% above previous year levels.
- U.S. chicken stocks remained at a four year low seasonal level throughout Dec ‘20, finishing 11.7% lower on a YOY basis.