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USDA Cattle on Feed


20 December 2011

United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent - December 2012United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent - December 2012

US - Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.1 million head on December 1, 2011.
Cattle on Feed

Introduction

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USDA Cattle on Feed - December 2011

United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Per Cent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.1 million head on December 1, 2011. The inventory was 4 percent above December 1, 2010. This is the second highest December 1 inventory since the series began in 1996.

Placements in feedlots during November totaled 2.04 million, 4 percent above 2010. Net placements were 1.94 million head. During November, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 755,000, 600-699 pounds were 499,000, 700-799 pounds were 375,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 410,000.

Marketing of fed cattle during November totaled 1.77 million, slightly below 2010.

Other disappearance totaled 102,000 during November, 65 percent above 2010.

Cattle on Feed Inventory on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots – United States



Number of Cattle Placed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots – United States



Number of Cattle Marketed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots – United States


What the commentators and industry thinkers read into this data:

Ron Plain Ron Plain
Ron Plain: Cattle On Feed
USDA's December cattle on feed report said both November placements and marketings were higher than expected, writes Ron Plain, University of Missouri..

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In The News - What The Media Says

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Reliability of of Cattle on Feed Estimates

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USDA Cattle on Feed - December 2012 - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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