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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent

Dan Cattle, USDA-NASS

USDA’s March Cattle on Feed Report shows the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.8 million head on March 1, 2019, 1 percent above March 1, 2018. Placements in feedlots during February totaled 1.86 million head, 2 percent above 2018, while marketing’s of …

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Cattle on Feed Inventories Slightly Larger

Dan Cattle

After the recent partial government shutdown, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has been working to catch up on reports that were not released on time. Friday, they put out the February Cattle on Feed Report which shows the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled …

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Reports Show Beef Herd Expansion Slowing Down

Dan Cattle

Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released two reports concerning the cattle industry. The semi-annual Cattle Inventory report shows that as of July 1, all cattle and calves in the United States totaled 103 million head, 1 percent above the 102 million head on July 1, 2017. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 41.9 million head, …

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Report Up

Dan Cattle

According to USDA’s June Cattle on Feed Report, the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. was at 11.1 million head on June 1st, 3 percent above June 1, 2016. But that was not the biggest number coming out of this report. USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam says placements of cattle in feedlots …

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United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Dan Cattle

USDA’s latest Cattle on Feed report shows cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. totaled 10.9 million head on April 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above April 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during March totaled 2.10 million head, is 11 percent above 2016. Marketing’s of fed cattle during March totaled 1.91 million head, is …