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19 November 2012

USDA Cattle on Feed - November 2012USDA Cattle on Feed - November 2012

The latest USDA Cattle on Feed report shows that while placements in feedlots during October dropped, marketings of fed cattle rose.
Cattle on Feed

Introduction

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USDA Cattle on Feed - November 2012
UUnited States Cattle on Feed Down 5 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.3 million head on November 1, 2012. The inventory was 3 percent below October 1, 2011. The inventory was 5 percent below November 1, 2011

Placements in feedlots during October totaled 2.18 million, 13 percent below 2011. This is the lowest cattle placements for the month of October since the series began in 1996. Net placements were 2.10 million head. During October, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 680,000, 600-699 pounds were 505,000, 700-799 pounds were 435,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 560,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 1.84 million, 3 percent above 2011.

Other disappearance totaled 78,000 during October, 20 percent 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 - November 2012 - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

November 2012

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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