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20 June 2012

USDA Cattle on Feed - June 2012USDA Cattle on Feed - June 2012

Placements in feedlots during May 2012 were 15 per cent above 2011 figures, according to the latest USDA Cattle on Feed report.
Cattle on Feed

Introduction

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USDA Cattle on Feed - June 2012

United States Cattle on Feed Up 2 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 11.1 million head on June 1, 2012. The inventory was 2 per cent above June 1, 2011.

Placements in feedlots during May totaled 2.09 million, 15 per cent above 2011. Net placements were 1.99 million head. During May, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 520,000, 600-699 pounds were 365,000, 700-799 pounds were 530,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 672,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during May totaled 2.02 million, 1 per cent above 2011. Other disappearance totaled 100,000 during May, 23 per cent above 2011.

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


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Reliability of Cattle on Feed Estimates

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

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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