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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up Seven Percent

Dan Cattle

USDA’s latest Cattle on Feed report indicates the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. totaled 11.7 million head on April 1, 2018, seven percent above April 1, 2017. This is the second highest April 1 inventory since the series began in 1996. U.S. Cattle on Feed Up Seven Percent

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 5 Percent

Dan Cattle

USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released their October Cattle on Feed Report, and the numbers show cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. totaled 10.8 million head on October 1, 2017, 5 percent above October 1, 2016. The inventory included 6.93 million steers and steer calves, up 2 percent from the previous year, and 64 …

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A Bit of a Surprise in USDA Cattle on Feed Report

Dan Cattle

USDA’s September Cattle on Feed report shows the number of cattle and calves on feed for the U.S. slaughter market was 10.5 million head on September 1, 2017, four percent above September 1, 2016. But when it comes to placement numbers, Gary Crawford reports there was a little bit of a surprise.

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent

Dan Cattle

USDA has released its monthly cattle on feed report, and as of July 1, the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States was 4 percent above July 1, 2016. USDA livestock analyst Shale Shagam has the numbers.

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Cattle Placements in Feedlots See Big Rise

Dan Cattle

USDA’s monthly cattle on feed report may have surprised a few analysts. The new report shows the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. was 11.0 million head on May 1, two percent above May 1, 2016. But the surprise was with the placements in feedlots, as in April that number was 1.85 …