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Corbitt Wall, USDA-AMS-LGMN National Feeder Cattle Summary 08/29/2014


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This week's Chart of the Week is courtesy of USDA. Updated 08/22/14.

Cattle On Feed: Placements by Month and Year, 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots, US



USDA CATTLE ON FEED REPORT

Released August 22, 2014 

United States Cattle on Feed Down 2 Percent

 

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for
feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 9.8 million head on
August 1, 2014. The inventory was 2 percent below August 1, 2013.


Placements in feedlots during July totaled 1.56 million, 7 percent below
2013. Net placements were 1.50 million head. During July, placements of
cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 425,000, 600-699 pounds
were 260,000, 700-799 pounds were 355,000, and 800 pounds and greater were
520,000. For the month of July placements are the lowest since the series
began in 1996.

Marketings of fed cattle during July totaled 1.79 million, 9 percent below
2013. July marketings are the lowest since the series began in 1996.

Other disappearance totaled 63,000 during July, 2 percent below 2013.

 

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U.S. CATTLE ON FEED ESTIMATES

IN YARDS WITH MORE THAN 1,000 CAPACITY 

Updated 08/22/2014

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Beef Today Cattle Market Wrap up with Pro Farmer's Julianne Johnston.


Derrell Peel looks at wholesale and fed cattle markets, as well as the factors that could impact seasonal beef prices. Sunup TV 08/23/2014

 

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