Record Low Cattle Feedlot Placements and Marketings

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Livestock

cattleThe September report from USDA on cattle feedlot activity is out, showing the number of cattle and calves on feed for the U.S. slaughter market was 9.99 million head on September 1st, 3 percent above September 1, 2014. Placements in feedlots during August totaled 1.63 million head, 5 percent below 2014 while marketings of fed cattle during August totaled 1.59 million head, 6 percent below 2014. And according to a report from Gary Crawford, this report has a couple of record-setting numbers.

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