Did you Know?
Did you know?
More than 25,800 farm in Arkansas produce beef cattle. The average herd size is 35 head with 81 percent of the farms having fewer than 50 head. About 97 percent of the beef cattle farms are family owned and operated. Arkansas has 1.64 million cows and calves as of January 1, 2015 with 863,000 beef cows and 7,000 dairy cows.