United States Cattle On Feed Up 3 Per Cent

US - Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.2 million head on September 1, 2010. The inventory was three per cent above September 1, 2009.
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National Agricultural Statistics Service

Placements in feedlots during August totaled 2.27 million, seven per cent above 2009. Net placements were 2.22 million head.

During August, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 495,000, 600-699 pounds were 395,000, 700-799 pounds were 565,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 815,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during August totaled 1.92 million, seven per cent above 2009.

Other disappearance totaled 47,000 during August, 16 per cent below 2009.

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