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Livestock Subsidies in the United States totaled $4.1 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Livestock Subsidies
1995 $63,337,904
1996 $84,507,627
1997 $95,932,136
1998 $8,415,538
1999 $398,067,655
2000 $195,685,109
2001 $434,098,433
2002 $976,318,007
2003 $343,713,808
2004 $27,034,709
2005 $266,770,808
2006 $29,650,136
2007 $43,872,431
2008 $334,725,625
2009 $168,316,963
2010 $226,737,271
2011 $303,485,839
2012 $58,653,613

Total$4,059,323,611

Programs included in livestock subsidies

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Livestock Compensation Program$1,446,185,814
Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance$1,250,169,452
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$567,529,066
Livestock Indemnity Payments$274,904,419
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$204,869,986
Cattle Feed Program - Nonfat Milk$136,704,376
Small Hog Operation$122,137,432
American Indian Livestock Feed Program$26,821,394
Livestock Relief$25,288,004
Emergency Feed Grain Donation$3,505,281
Livestock Indemnity-contract Growers$1,073,848
Livestock Indemnity Prog - Authorization$134,539