These Data Were Computed By NBER As Weighted Sums Of Seasonally Adjusted Values Of 4 NBER Series Reduced To Relatives On 1919-1921=100. Weights Used For 1907-1941 Are Cattle, 0.52; Calves, 0.06; Hogs, 0.33; Sheep And Lambs, 0.09. Weights Used For 1942-1952 Are Cattle, 0.583; Calves, 0.073; Hogs, 0.260; Sheep And Lambs, 0.084. Source: Agricultural Yearbook And Crops And Markets
This NBER data series m01049 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01049
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Average Animals Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection for United States [M01049USM234SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M01049USM234SNBR, May 28, 2016.