United States Cattle On Feed Up 4 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 10.9 million head on June 1, 2011, reports the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
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National Agricultural Statistics Service

The inventory was four per cent above June 1, 2010. Placements in feedlots during May totaled 1.81 million, 11 per cent below 2010. Net placements were 1.73 million head.

During May, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 415,000, 600-699 pounds were 355,000, 700-799 pounds were 480,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 560,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during May totaled 2.00 million, seven per cent above 2010. Other disappearance totaled 80,000 during May, 18 per cent below 2010.

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