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Cattle Feedlot Inventories Very Close to Year Ago Levels

Dan Cattle

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USDA recently released their March Cattle on Feed Report, and the latest numbers indicate the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. was 11.8 million head on March 1, slightly above March 1, 2019. But according to a story from Gary Crawford, the report noted there was a large decline in cattle feedlot placements in February.

Cattle Feedlot Inventories Very Close to Year Ago Levels