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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 …

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 5 Percent

Dan Cattle, Economy, USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s April Cattle on Feed Report 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 11.9 million head on April 1, 2021. The inventory was 5 percent above April 1, 2020 and is the second highest April 1 inventory …

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Report Suggests Tighter Cattle Supplies

Dan Cattle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their November Cattle on Feed Report Friday, and it shows 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 12.0 million head on November 1, 2020. That is 1 percent above November 1, 2019. And according to a story from …

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent

Dan Cattle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their December Cattle on Feed Report last Friday, and the new figures indicate 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 12.0 million head on December 1, 2019, 2 percent above December 1, 2018. USDA livestock analyst Shayle …