South Dakota Cattle on Feed Up 5 Percent from Last Year

August 20, 2016 03:33 PM

South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 220,000 cattle on feed on Aug. 1, up 5 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during July totaled 18,000 head, up 6 percent from 2015.

Marketings of fed cattle during July totaled 32,000 head, down 6 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during July totaled 1,000 head, down 2,000 from last year.

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