This dataset provides sheep and beef farm information on area and livestock numbers, capital structure, expenditure, gross margin of livestock, income and sale prices from 1980 to 2008. This data was gathered from Meat and Wool Economic Service (MWES) surveys. The dataset is classified by 5 regions and by 8 classes, which are defined by Meat and Wool Economic Service. (Motu restricted dataset 9954.)
Data Source: Meat and Wool Economic Service, "Sheep and Beef Farm Survey: Sheep/Beef Data 1980 - 2009," obtained by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research in 2009, Restricted Raw Data Set 9954.