Cattle relaxing on the streets of India
The world cattle inventory in 2020 was reported at 987.5 million head.
India has the largest cattle inventory in the world in 2020 followed by Brazil & the United States. Roughly 65% of the world’s cattle are in India, Brazil & the United States. (The cattle inventory in India includes water buffalo).
Cattle ranch in Brazil. Ranching greatly contributes to deforestation in the Amazon region of the country.
Cattle ranch in the United States