Selected Livestock Inventory
Los Angeles County

Photo from Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner/Weighs & Measures.

Stock 2012 2007 2002 1997
Farms Inventory Farms Inventory Farms Inventory Farms Inventory
Beef Cows 61 * 89 992 75 * 84 *
Milk Cows 9 * 13 4,457 22 * 7 *
Hogs & Pigs 36 239 67 453 67 550 59 1,683
Sheep & Lambs 87 999 97 2,853 93 2,969 60 8,213
Chickens (Layers and pullets - 13 weeks old+) 197 6,000 222 * 143 8,458 87 8,821
Chickens (Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold) 29 456 1 * 9 492 11 180,753

* Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms

Horses & Ponies

Year 2012 2007 2002 1997
Horse/Pony Farms 435 923 669 391
Horse/Pony Inventory 6,018 11,213 6,142 5,716
Horses/Ponies Sold ** 895 484 421

** Data not available

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture


The last cattle brand registered in Los Angeles was filed in 1935.