meat = pd.read_csv(DATA_DIR / "meat.csv", parse_dates=[0])

US Meat Production


Monthly production weight of red meat and poultry. The values are in units of 1 million lbs.

Column Description
date Month of the year
beef Beef weight
veal Veal weight
pork Pork weight
lamb_and_mutton Lamb & Mutton weight
broilers Broiler weight
other_chicken Other Chicken weight
turkey Turkey weight


Livestock and Meat Dosmestic Data from the Economic Research Service of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.