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Accession Number PB2012-114889
Title Cattle on Feed (Released September 20, 2012).
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 9p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.6 million head on September 1, 2012. The inventory was 1 percent below September 1, 2011. Placements in feedlots during August totaled 2.00 million, 11 percent below 2011. This is the second lowest cattle placements for the month of August since the series began in 1996. Net placements were 1.94 million head. During August, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 482,000, 600-699 pounds were 385,000, 700-799 pounds were 475,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 660,000. Marketings of fed cattle during August totaled 1.96 million, 5 percent below 2011. Other disappearance totaled 61,000 during August, 15 percent below 2011.
Keywords Agricultural economics
Cattle
Disappearance
Economic aspects
Estimates
Feeding stuffs
Feedlots
Heifer calves
Heifers
Historical aspects
Inventories
Livestock
Market value
Marketing
Meats
Production
Slaughter
Statistical data
Tables(Data)
United States


 
Source Agency National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS Subject Category 98B - Agricultural Economics
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author National Agricultural Statistics Service, Washington, DC. Agricultural Statistics Board.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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