U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 3%

July 23, 2010 03:13 PM
 

USDA report highlights:
 

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.1 million head on July 1, 2010.

The inventory was 3% above July 1, 2009. The inventory included 6.25 million steers and steer calves, up 4 % from the previous year. This group accounted for 62% of the total inventory. Heifers and heifer calves accounted for 3.77 million head, up 1% from 2009.

Placements in feedlots during June totaled 1.63 million, 17% above 2009. Net placements were 1.57 million head. During June, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 440,000, 600-699 pounds were 300,000, 700-799 pounds were 408,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 480,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during June totaled 2.00 million, slightly above 2009.

Other disappearance totaled 55,000 during June, 4% below 2009.
 

 

Number of Cattle on Feed, Placements, Marketings, and Other Disappearance on
1,000+ Capacity Feedlots - United States: July 1, 2009 and 2010
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                                     :          Number           :  Percent of  
                 Item                :---------------------------:              
                                     :    2009     :    2010     :previous year 
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                                     :   ---- 1,000 head ----        percent    
                                     :                                          
On feed June 1 ......................:   10,407        10,494          101      
Placed on feed during June ..........:    1,391         1,628          117      
Fed cattle marketed during June .....:    1,989         1,997          100      
Other disappearance during June .....:       57            55           96      
On feed July 1 ......................:    9,752        10,070          103      
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