November Cattle On Feed Report...

Released by USDA on November 19, 2021

United States Cattle on Feed Down Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.9 million head on November 1, 2021. The inventory was slightly below November 1, 2020.
Placements in feedlots during October totaled 2.25 million head, 2 percent above 2020. Net placements were 2.19 million head. During October, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 575,000 head, 600-699 pounds were 500,000 head, 700-799 pounds were 470,000 head, 800-899 pounds were 425,000 head, 900-999 pounds were 190,000 head, and 1,000 pounds and greater were 85,000 head.
Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 1.79 million head, 5 percent below 2020.
Other disappearance totaled 59,000 head during October, 6 percent below 2020.

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Cattle on Feed in 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots as of November 1st
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Cattle Placed on Feed in 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots in October

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Cattle Marketed from 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots in October

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Cattle on Feed by State as of November 1st
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