Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways


Reader Comment:
by Eliza Winters

"I think that the new emission standards are a great move. I think that the"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.

Cattle on feed numbers up

Colorado: The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,040,000 head as of Nov. 1. The latest inventory was up 8 percent from Oct. 1 and up 8 percent from the 960,000 on feed on Nov. 1, 2008. Cattle feeders with 1,000 head or larger capacity marketed an estimated 160,000 head of fed cattle during October 2009. This was 3 percent above September 2009 marketings of 155,000 head and 7 percent above a year ago. An estimated 245,000 cattle and calves were placed on feed during October, even with a year ago but down 6 percent from the September 2009 placements of 260,000. Of the number placed in October, 20 percent weighed less than 600 pounds, 18 percent weighed from 600 to 699 pounds, 24 percent weighed from 700 to 799 pounds, and 37 percent weighed 800 pounds and greater. Other disappearance for October, at 5,000 head, was unchanged from October 2008 and September 2009

South Dakota: South Dakota's 1,000-plus capacity feedlots reported 205,000 cattle on feed for the slaughter market on Nov. 1, according to the South Dakota office of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is up 5,000 head from a year earlier and up 10,000 head from a month earlier.

Placements during October totaled 65,000 head, down 5,000 head from last year but up 13,000 head from September 2009.

Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 54,000 head, up 11,000 head from last year and up 13,000 head from September 2009.

Other disappearance during October totaled 1,000 head, down 1,000 head from last year but unchanged from September 2009.

Nebraska: Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.4 million cattle on feed on Nov. 1, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Field Office. This inventory was up 4 percent from last year.

Placements during October totaled 620,000 head, up 5 percent from 2008.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of October totaled 380,000 head, up 1 percent from last year. These were the most marketings during October since the data series began in 1994.

Other disappearance during October totaled 10,000 head compared with 15,000 during October

2008.

Iowa: There were 1,235,000 cattle on feed for the slaughter market in all feedlots in Iowa on Nov. 1, up 3 percent from Oct. 1 and up 2 percent from Nov. 1, 2008. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 540,000 head on feed, up 4 percent from last month and up 11 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 695,000 head on feed, up 2 percent from last month, but down 5 percent from last year.

Placements during October totaled 253,000 head, up 10 percent from last month and up 7 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 123,000 head, up 17 percent from last month and up 18 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 130,000 head. This is up 5 percent from last month, but down 2 percent from last year.

Marketings for October were 215,000 head, virtually unchanged from last month, but up 14 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 100,000 head, up 6 percent from last month and up 8 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 115,000 head, down 4 percent from last month, but up 20 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 6,000 head.

Kansas: The number of cattle on feed on Nov. 1 in Kansas feedlots with 1,000 head or more capacity totaled 2.33 million head, up 4 percent from a year ago and up 5 percent from Oct. 1.

Placements during October totaled 465,000 head, up 3 percent from a year ago but 9 percent below September 2009 placements of 510,000 head.

Marketings during October totaled 340,000 head, 6 percent below October 2008 but 3 percent above September 2009.

Other disappearance was 15,000 head, down 5,000 from a year ago but up 5,000 from the previous month. The percent of October placements by weight was: under 600 pounds, 18 percent; 600-699 pounds, 26 percent; 700-799 pounds, 32 percent; and 800 pounds or heavier, 24 percent.

Oklahoma: The inventory of cattle on feed was 375,000 head in Oklahoma on Nov. 1, for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, up 6 percent from the previous month and up 17 percent from Nov. 1, 2008. Placements during October were 83,000, 11 percent above one year ago. Marketings of fed cattle during October were 60,000, down 12 percent from the same month last year. Other disappearance during October totaled

Texas: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Texas feedlots with capacity of 1,000 head or more totaled 2.73 million head on Nov. 1, up 1 percent from a year ago. According to the monthly report released by the Texas Field Office, the estimate was up 5 percent from the Oct. 1 level. Producers placed 610,000 head in commercial feedlots during October, down 3 percent from a year ago but up 7 percent from last month.

Texas commercial feeders marketed 465,000 head during October, down 6 percent from last year and down 4 percent from last month.

On Oct. 1, there were 2.34 million head of cattle and calves on feed in the Northern High Plains, 86 percent of the state's total. The number on feed across the area was up 2 percent from last year and up 5 percent from the October total.

October placements in the Northern High Plains totaled 524,000 head, up 4 percent from the September total. Marketings were down 5 percent from last month to 395,000 head.

U.S. cattle on feed up 1 percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on Nov. 1. The inventory was 1 percent above Nov. 1, 2008.

Placements in feedlots during October totaled 2.47 million, 1 percent above 2008.

Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 1.76 million, 3 percent below 2008. Other disappearance totaled 59,000 during October, 12 percent below 2008.

Access the National publication for this release at: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/CattOnFe/CattOnFe-11-20-2009.pdf.



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search




Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives