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USDA Cattle on Feed


20 August 2012

USDA Cattle on Feed - August 2012USDA Cattle on Feed - August 2012

The latest USDA Cattle on Feed shows cattle and calves on feed for slaughter up one per cent compared to August 2011.
Cattle on Feed

Introduction

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USDA Cattle on Feed - July 2012
United States Cattle on Feed Up 3 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.7 million head on August 1, 2012. The inventory was 1 percent above August 1, 2011.

Placements in feedlots during July totaled 1.92 million, 10 percent below 2011. Net placements were 1.86 million head. During July, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 500,000, 600-699 pounds were 325,000, 700-799 pounds were 470,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 627,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during July totaled 1.91 million, slightly below 2011.

Other disappearance totaled 63,000 during July, 11 percent below 2011.

United States All Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent

Cattle on feed July 1, 2012, from all feedlots in the United States, totaled 12.3 million, up 1 percent from the 12.2 million on July 1, 2011. Cattle on feed in feedlots with 1,000 or more head accounted for 87 percent of the total cattle on feed on July 1, 2012, up from 86 percent last year.

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 - August 2012 - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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