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United States Cattle On Feed Up Three Per Cent

21 December 2010
National Agricultural Statistics Service

US - Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on December 1, 2010. The inventory was three per cent above December 1, 2009.

Placements in feedlots during November totaled 1.96 million, six per cent above 2009. Net placements were 1.90 million head. During November, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 625,000, 600-699 pounds were 590,000, 700-799 pounds were 373,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 370,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during November totaled 1.77 million, nine per cent above 2009. Other disappearance totaled 62,000 during November, six per cent below 2009.

United States Cattle on Feed 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots



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



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

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