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August 25, 2017
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August Cattle On Feed Report

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August Cattle on Feed Report
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United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent
  • Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.6 million head on August 1, 2017. The inventory was 4 percent above August 1, 2016.
  • Placements in feedlots during July totaled 1.62 million head, 3 percent above 2016. Net placements were 1.57 million head. 
    • During July, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 360,000 head, 600-699 pounds were 235,000 head, 700-799 pounds were 385,000 head, 800-899 pounds were 370,000 head, 900-999 pounds were 190,000 head, and 1,000 pounds and greater were 75,000 head.
  • Marketings of fed cattle during July totaled 1.78 million head, 4 percent above 2016.
  • Other disappearance totaled 48,000 head during July, 4 percent below 2016.
Complete August Cattle On Feed Report
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Cattle on Feed Inventory in 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots as of August 1st
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Number of Cattle Placed on Feed in 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots in July
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Number of Cattle Marketed from 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots in July
Millions of Head
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Cattle on Feed by State as of August 1st
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