Data Category: 
agriculture
Data Keywords: 
LIVESTOCK
Data Last Access: 
Monday, 8 February, 2021
Data JRC Contact Info: 
cesar.carmona-moreno@ec.europa.eu
Data Credits: 
Gilbert, M., Nicolas, G., Cinardi, G. et al. Global distribution data for cattle, buffaloes, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and ducks in 2010. Sci Data 5, 180227 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.227
Data Availability: 
FREE
Data temporal frequency: 
not specified
Data Spatial Extent: 
Data Region of Interest: 
World
Data Short Description: 
FAO Livestock System
Data Extended Description: 
Livestock are domesticated terrestrial animals that are raised to provide a diverse array of goods and services such as traction, meat, milk, eggs, hides, fibres and feathers. The term livestock systems embraces all aspects of the supply and use of livestock commodities, including the distribution and abundance of livestock, the different production systems in which they are raised, estimates of consumption and production now and in the future, the people engaged in livestock production and the benefits and impacts of keeping livestock. These web pages provide geographical information and resources relating to global livestock systems.