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Cattle on feed numbers released


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 1,030,000 head as of Nov. 1. The latest inventory was up 3 percent from Oct. 1 but down 10 percent from the 1,140,000 on feed on Nov. 1, 2011.

Cattle feeders with 1,000 head or larger capacity marketed an estimated 160,000 head of fed cattle during October 2012. This is 7 percent above previous month's marketings and 3 percent above a year ago.

An estimated 195,000 cattle and calves were placed on feed during October, down 13 percent from the September 2012 placements, and down 15 percent from last year's placements of 230,000. Of the October placements, 33 percent weighed less than 600 pounds, 23 percent weighed from 600 to 699 pounds, 18 percent weighed from 700 to 799 pounds, and 26 percent weighed 800 pounds and greater.

Other disappearance for October, at 5,000 head, is the same as last month and last year.

Iowa: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,205,000 on Nov. 1 according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is up 5 percent from Oct. 1 and up 2 percent from Nov. 1, 2011. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 590,000 head on feed, unchanged from last month but up 4 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 615,000 head on feed, up 10 percent from last month and up 1 percent from last year.

Placements during October totaled 278,000 head, an increase of 55 percent from last month but unchanged from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 146,000 head, up 64 percent from last month and up 7 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 132,000 head. This is up 47 percent from last month but down 6 percent from last year.

Marketings for October were 218,000 head, up 33 percent from last month and up 2 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 143,000 head, up 64 percent from last month and up 24 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 75,000 head, down 3 percent from last month and down 23 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.

Kansas: The number of cattle on feed on Nov. 1 in Kansas feedlots with 1,000 head or more capacity totaled 2.22 million head, down 7 percent from a year ago and down less than 1 percent from Oct. 1.

Placements during October totaled 380,000 head, down 14 percent from October 2011 but up 1 percent from September 2012 placements. This is the lowest October placements on record.

Marketings during October totaled 365,000 head, up 7 percent from October 2011 and up 18 percent from September 2012. Other disappearance was 25,000 head, up 5,000 from last year and up 10,000 head from the previous month. The percent of October placements by weight was: under 600 pounds, 21 percent; 600-699 pounds, 25 percent; 700-799 pounds, 32 percent; and 800 pounds or heavier, 22 percent.

Nebraska: In Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head, pens contained 2.48 million cattle on feed on Nov. 1, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Field Office. This inventory was up slightly from last year and is the largest Nov. 1 inventory since the data series began in 1994.

Placements during October totaled 590,000 head, down 11 percent from 2011.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of October totaled 425,000 head, up 9 percent from last year. This is the largest number of marketings for October since the data series began in 1994.

Other disappearance during October totaled 15,000 head, equal to a year ago.

Oklahoma: The Oklahoma inventory of cattle on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, totaled 345 thousand head on Nov. 1, up 3 percent from the previous month but down 12 percent from Nov. 1.

Placements during October were 65,000, down 24 percent from one year ago.

Marketings of fed cattle during October were 54,000 head, down 14 percent from the same month last year. Other disappearance during October totaled 1,000 head

South Dakota: In South Dakota's 1,000+ capacity feedlots, it was reported 220,000 cattle were on feed for the slaughter market on Nov. 1, according to the South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is down 20,000 head from a year earlier but up 25,000 head from a month earlier.

Placements during October totaled 71,000 head, down 4,000 head from last year but up 21,000 head from September 2012.

Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 45,000 head, up 6,000 head from both last year and September 2012.

Other disappearance during October totaled 1,000 head, unchanged from both last year and September 2012.

Texas: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Texas feedlots with capacity of 1,000 head or more totaled 2.67 million head on Nov. 1, down 11 percent from a year ago. According to the monthly report released by the Texas Field Office, the estimate was down slightly from the October 1 level.

Producers placed 450 thousand head in commercial feedlots during October, down 20 percent from a year ago and down 6 percent from last month.

Texas commercial feeders marketed 440 thousand head during October, down 5 percent from 2011 but up 10 percent from last month. On Nov. 1, there were 2.31 million head of cattle and calves on feed in the Northern High Plains, 87 percent of the state's total. The number on feed across the area was down 9 percent from last year and down slightly from the October 1 total.

October placements in the Northern High Plains totaled 394 thousand head, down 6 percent from the September total. Marketings were up 10 percent from last month to 388 thousand head.

United States: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.3 million head on Nov. 1. The inventory was 5 percent below Nov. 1, 2011.

Placements in feedlots during October totaled 2.18 million, 13 percent below 2011. This is the lowest cattle placements for the month of October since the series began in 1996. Net placements were 2.10 million head. During October, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 680,000, 600-699 pounds were 505,000, 700-799 pounds were 435,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 560,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 1.84 million, 3 percent above 2011.

Other disappearance totaled 78,000 during October, 20 percent below 2011.

Date: 11-26-2012



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