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U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 3 Percent

Dan Cattle, Marketing

A new USDA Cattle on Feed Report indicates the cattle herd continues to shrink. The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head was 11.7 million head on January 1st, 3 percent below January 1, 2022. The inventory included 7.03 million steers and steer calves, …

Cattle on Feed

U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 3 Percent

Dan Cattle, Marketing

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released their December Cattle on Feed Report, which indicates the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on December 1, 2022. The inventory was 3 percent below December 1, 2021. Gary Crawford reports the …

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Experts Look for Signs of When Current Lower Cattle Cycle Might Reverse

Dan Beef, Cattle, Marketing

We told you earlier this week that USDA’s November Cattle on Feed Report shows the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. was 11.7 million head on November 1, 2022, two percent below November 1, 2021. As the numbers continue to drop, some are wondering how long the current decline in beef cattle numbers will …

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New Report Shows Beef Cattle Herd is Getting Smaller

Dan Cattle, Marketing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their November Cattle on Feed Report Friday afternoon, and the new numbers show cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on November 1, 2022, two percent below November 1, 2021. As Gary Crawford reports, the beef cattle …

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent

Dan Beef, Cattle, Marketing

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their April Cattle on Feed Report and the new numbers show the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.1 million head on April 1, 2022. The inventory was 2 percent above April 1, 2021, …

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More Signs of a Shrinking Beef Cattle Herd

Dan Beef, Cattle

We told you earlier this week that after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their October Cattle on Feed Report, the new numbers added more evidence to the fact that the U.S. beef herd is shrinking. Gary Crawford has more details on the latest numbers and what it means for cattle prices going forward.

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August Cattle Feedlot Report Surprises Some Analysts

Dan Cattle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their monthly Cattle on Feed report Friday, and it shows cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. or feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.2 million head on September 1. That is 1 percent below September 1, 2020, but the second highest September inventory since the series began …

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May Report Shows U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 5 Percent

Dan Cattle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released their May Cattle on Feed Report, and the new numbers show the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on May 1, 2021. The inventory was 5 percent above May 1, 2020 …