Beef Consumption And Beef Demand

A Western Livestock Journal article

by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University extension livestock marketing specialist.

“U.S. domestic beef consumption is projected to be 56.6 pounds per capita for 2017, up from 55.4 pounds in 2016 (retail weight). That is a 2.2 percent year-over-year increase. Beef consumption is higher because beef production is increasing; in fact, it is projected to be up 3.8 percent year-over-year from 2016”……….