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Cattle on feed numbers released

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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 1,000,000 head as of Oct. 1. The latest inventory was 8 percent above last month's inventory, but 7 percent below the Oct. 1, 2011 inventory. The inventory included 670,000 steers and steer calves, down 8 percent from the previous year. The number of heifers and heifer calves, at 325,000 head, are down 3 percent from a year ago. The number of cows and bulls totaled 5,000, no change from last year's number.

Cattle feeders with 1,000 head or larger capacity marketed an estimated 150,000 head of fed cattle during September 2012. This was 23 percent below the previous month's marketings and 19 percent below marketings one year earlier.

An estimated 225,000 cattle and calves were placed on feed during September 2012, down 18 percent from a year ago, but up 18percent from the August 2012 placements. Of the number placed in September, 18 percent weighed less than 600 pounds, 9 percent weighed from 600 to 699 pounds, 24 percent weighed from 700 to 799 pounds, and 49 percent weighed 800 pounds and greater. Other disappearance for September, at 5,000 head, was unchanged from last month, but down 5,000 from last year.

Iowa: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,150,000 on Oct. 1 according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is up 1 percent from Sept. 1 and up 3 percent from Oct. 1, 2011. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 590,000 head on feed, unchanged from last month but up 7 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 560,000 head on feed, up 2 percent from last month but down 2 percent from last year.

Placements during September totaled 179,000 head, an increase of 13 percent from last month but down 29 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 89,000 head, up 17 percent from last month but down 23 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 90,000 head. This is up 8 percent from last month, but down 34 percent from last year.

Marketings during September were 164,000 head, down 3 percent from last month and down 10 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 87,000 head, up 4 percent from last month, but down 5 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 77,000 head, down 9 percent from last month and down 15 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.

Kansas: The number of cattle on feed on Oct. 1 in Kansas feedlots with 1,000 head or more capacity totaled 2.23 million head, down 4 percent from a year ago but up 2 percent from the revised Sept. 1 inventory of 2.18 million head.

Placements during September totaled 375,000 head, down 25 percent from September 2011 and down 14 percent from the revised August 2012 placements of 435,000 head. This is the lowest September placements on record.

Marketings during September totaled 310,000 head, down 17 percent from September 2011 and down 23 percent from the revised August2012 marketings of 405,000 head. This is tied with November 2008 for the lowest marketings on record.

Other disappearance was 15,000 head, unchanged from last year but up 5,000 head from the previous month. The percent of September placements by weight was: under 600 pounds, 21 percent; 600-699 pounds, 23 percent; 700-799 pounds, 28 percent; and 800 pounds or heavier, 28 percent.

Nebraska: In Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head, pens contained 2.33 million cattle on feed on Oct. 1, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Field Office. This inventory was up 5 percent from last year and is the highest October inventory since the data series began in 1994.

Placements in feedlots during September totaled 470,000 head, down 16 percent from 2011.

Marketings of fed cattle during September totaled 370,000 head, up 6 percent from last year. Other disappearance during September totaled 10,000 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 335 thousand head on Oct. 1, up 3 percent from the previous month but down 9 percent from Sept. 1, 2011. Placements during September were 57 thousand head, down 35 percent from a year ago. Marketings of fed cattle during September were 45 thousand head, down 43 percent from the same month last year. Other disappearance during September totaled 2 thousand head.

South Dakota: In South Dakota's 1,000+ capacity feedlots reported 195,000 cattle on feed for the slaughter market on Oct. 1, according to the South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is down 10,000 head from last year but up 10,000 head from a month earlier.

Placements during September totaled 50,000 head, down 1,000 head from last year but up 16,000 head from August 2012.

Marketings of fed cattle during September totaled 39,000 head, up 4,000 head from last year and up 1,000 head from August 2012.

Other disappearance during September totaled 1,000 head, the same level as last year and August 2012.

Texas: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Texas feedlots with capacity of 1,000 head or more totaled 2.68 million head on Oct. 1, down 9 percent from a year ago. According to the monthly report released by the Texas Field Office, the estimate was up 2 percent from the Sept. 1 level.

Producers placed 480 thousand head in commercial feedlots during September, down 14 percent from a year ago and down 3 percent from last month. Texas commercial feeders marketed 400 thousand head during September, down 18 percent from 2011 and down 22 percent from last month. On Oct. 1, there were 2.32 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 7 percent from last year, but up 2 percent from the Sept. 1 total.

September placements in the Northern High Plains totaled 417 thousand head, down 6 percent from the August total. Marketings were down 23 percent from last month to 352 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 11.0 million head on Oct. 1. The inventory was 3 percent below Oct. 1, 2011. The inventory included 6.96 million steers and steer calves, up slightly from the previous year. This group accounted for 63 percent of the total inventory. Heifers and heifer calves accounted for 3.97 million head, down 8 percent from 2011. Placements in feedlots during September totaled 2.00 million, 19 percent below 2011. This is the lowest cattle placements for the month of September since the series began in 1996. Net placements were 1.94 million head. During September, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 515,000, 600-699 pounds were 355,000, 700-799 pounds were 444,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 690,000. Marketings of fed cattle during September totaled 1.60 million, 12 percent below 2011. This is the second lowest cattle marketings for the month of September since the series began in 1996. Other disappearance totaled 64,000 during September, 14 percent below 2011.

Date: 10/29/2012



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