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Corbitt Wall, USDA-AMS-LGMN National Feeder Cattle Summary 07/21/2014


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This week's Chart of the Week is courtesy of USDA. Updated 07/21/14.

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USDA CATTLE ON FEED REPORT

Released July 18, 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 10.6 million head on June 1, 2014. The inventory was 2 percent below June 1, 2013.

 

Placements in feedlots during May totaled 1.91 million, 7 percent below 2013. Net placements were 1.81 million head. During May, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 435,000, 600-699 pounds were 290,000, 700-799 pounds were 477,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 710,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during May totaled 1.87 million, 4 percent below 2013. May marketings are the lowest for the month since the series began in 1996.

Other disappearance totaled 101,000 during May, 1 percent above 2013.

 

 

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U.S. CATTLE ON FEED ESTIMATES

IN YARDS WITH MORE THAN 1,000 CAPACITY 

Updated 06/20/2014

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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 06/14/2014

 

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Feature Story

Profit Tracker: Feeding Margins Decline $22 Per Head

By: Greg Henderson, Beef Today Editorial Director

Cattle feeding margins declined $22 per head last week, but remain more than $280.

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