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  • Indiana livestock consumed 102 million bushels of corn in 2012. This is equivalent to 17% of all corn grown in Indiana in 2012.
  • Corn is fed as an energy source to livestock.
  • Because of our state’s livestock, $537 million dollars directly contributed to Indiana’s economic value. Learn more here.

Global Livestock Facts

  • 4,450 million bushels of corn is consumed by the U.S. Poultry and livestock sectors.
  • 1,035 million bushels of corn in the form of DDGs is fed to livestock.
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    • Pork – 45 million bushels 
    • Poultry – 35 million bushels 
    • Dairy Cattle– 14 million bushels 
    • Beef Cattle – 5 million bushels 
    • Other – 3 million bushels

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Sources: ProExporter (2012 data), Indiana University (2013 study using 2011 data). National Corn Growers Association (2012 data)