0520_CattleonfeedreportMR_ko.cfm Malatya Haber Cattle on feed numbers released
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways

Advertisement
Reader Comment:
by Wheat_Harvest movie

"Thanks so much for the article! These are the types of people we hope to"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.


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 960,000 head as of May 1. This latest inventory is down 2 percent from last month and down 7 percent from last year.

Cattle feeders with 1,000 head or larger capacity marketed an estimated 150,000 head of fed cattle during April 2013. This was 9 percent below March 2013 marketings of 165,000 head, but even with last year.

An estimated 140,000 cattle and calves were placed on feed during April, 15 percent below a month ago but 17 percent above April 2012 placements of 120,000. Of the number placed in April, 14 percent weighed less than 600 pounds, 25 percent weighed from 600 to 699 pounds, 29 percent weighed from 700 to 799 pounds, and 32 percent weighed 800 pounds and greater.

Other disappearance for April, at 10,000 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 1,260,000 on May 1 according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is down 4 percent from April 1 and down 6 percent from May 1, 2012. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 620,000 head on feed, down 2 percent from last month and down 5 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 640,000 head on feed, down 6 percent from last month and down 7 percent from last year.

Placements during April totaled 140,000 head, an increase of 7 percent from last month and up 32 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 89,000 head, up 25 percent from last month and up 62 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 51,000 head. This is down 15 percent from last month and unchanged from last year.

Marketings for April were 185,000 head, up 28 percent from last month and up 35 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 97,000 head, up 26 percent from last month and up 35 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 88,000 head, up 29 percent from last month and up 35 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.

Kansas: In Kansas feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head, pens contained 2.06 million cattle on feed on May 1, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Kansas Field Office. This inventory was down 1 percent from last year. This is the lowest May 1 inventory since 1999.

Placements during April totaled 350,000 head, up 17 percent from 2012. Fed cattle marketings for the month of April totaled 365,000 head, down 4 percent from last year. This is the lowest April marketings since 1994. Other disappearance during April totaled 15,000 head, up 5,000 head from a year ago.

Nebraska: In Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head, pens contained 2.39 million cattle on feed on May 1, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Field Office. This inventory was down 3 percent from last year.

Placements during April totaled 450,000 head, up 22 percent from 2012. This is the highest April placements since the data series began in 1994.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of April totaled 470,000 head, up 12 percent from last year. This is the highest April marketings since the data series began in 1994. Other disappearance during April totaled 10,000 head, down 10,000 head from a year ago.

Oklahoma: The Oklahoma inventory of cattle on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, totaled 295,000 head on May 1, down 3 percent from the previous month but unchanged from the May 1, 2012 level. Placements during April were 51,000 head, up 9 percent from a year ago. Marketings of fed cattle during April were 60,000 head, down 14 percent from 2012. Other disappearance during April totaled 1,000 head.

South Dakota: South Dakota feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 225,000 cattle on feed on May 1, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, South Dakota Field Office. This inventory was down 8 percent from last year.

Placements during April totaled 28,000 head, down 12 percent from 2012.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of April totaled 32,000 head, down 20 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during April totaled 1,000 head, down 1,000 head from a year ago.

Texas: Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Texas feedlots with capacity of 1,000 head or more totaled 2.54 million head on May 1, down 6 percent from a year ago. According to the monthly report released by the Texas Field Office, the estimate was down 2 percent from the April 1 level. Producers placed 435 thousand head in commercial feedlots during April, up 6 percent from a year ago but down 19 percent from March.

Texas commercial feeders marketed 470 thousand head during April, up 1 percent from 2012 but down 3 percent from March.

On May 1, there were 2.21 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 5 percent from last year and down 2 percent from the April 1 total.

April placements in the Northern High Plains totaled 382 thousand head, down 20 percent from the March total. Marketings were down 2 percent from last month to 409 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 10.7 million head on May 1. The inventory was 3 percent below May 1, 2012. Placements in feedlots during April totaled 1.75 million, 15 percent above 2012. Net placements were 1.68 million head. During April, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 375,000, 600-699 pounds were 270,000, 700-799 pounds were 455,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 650,000. Marketings of fed cattle during April totaled 1.86 million, 2 percent above 2012. Other disappearance totaled 69,000 during April, 12 percent below 2012.

Date: 5/27/2013



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


Advertisement
NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives