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24 September 2012

USDA Cattle on Feed - September 2012USDA Cattle on Feed - September 2012

The latest USDA Cattle on Feed report shows the second lowest placements in feedlots for August since the series began in 1996.
Cattle on Feed

Introduction

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USDA Cattle on Feed - July 2012
United States Cattle on Feed Second Lowest August Placements Ever

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.6 million head on September 1, 2012. The inventory was 1 percent below September 1, 2011.

Placements in feedlots during August totaled 2.00 million, 11 per cent below 2011. This is the second lowest cattle placements for the month of August since the series began in 1996. Net placements were 1.94 million head. During August, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 482,000, 600-699 pounds were 385,000, 700-799 pounds were 475,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 660,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during August totaled 1.96 million, 5 per cent below 2011.

Other disappearance totaled 61,000 during August, 15 per cent below 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 - September 2012 - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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