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Cattle on Feed – 1/27/17

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released January 27, 2017 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.6 million head on January 1, 2017
    • Slightly above January 1, 2016
  • 7.02 million steers
    • 2% below January, 2016
    • 66% of inventory
  • 3.58 million heifers
    • 5% above January, 2016
    • 34% of inventory

 

 

Placements

  • 1.80 million head during December, 2016
    • 18% above December, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.74 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 435,000 head
      • 375,000 head in December, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 450,000 head
      • 355,000 head in December, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 450,000 head
      • 357,000 head in December, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 460,000 head
      • 440,000 head in December, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.79 million head during December, 2016
    • 7% above December, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 55,000 head during December, 2016
    • 29% below December, 2015

 

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 12/23/16

 

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released December 23, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.7 million head on December 1, 2016
    • 1% below December 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.84 million head during November, 2016
    • 15% above November, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.77 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 470,000 head
      • 470,000 head in November, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 490,000 head
      • 387,000 head in November, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 425,000 head
      • 310,000 head in November, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 458,000 head
      • 435,000 head in November, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.79 million head during November, 2016
    • 17% above November, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 69,000 head during November, 2016
    • 13% below November, 2015

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 11/18/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released November 18, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.7 million head on November 1, 2016
    • 1% below November 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 2.17 million head during October, 2016
    • 5% below October, 2015
    • Net placements of 2.11 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 610,000 head
      • 645,000 head in October, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 525,000 head
      • 530,000 head in October, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 471,000 head
      • 431,000 head in October, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 565,000 head
      • 680,000 head in October, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.71 million head during October, 2016
    • 5% above October, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 57,000 head during October, 2016
    • 24% below October, 2015

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 9/23/16

On Feed

  • 10.1 million head on September 1, 2016
    • 1% above  September 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.88 million head during August, 2016
    • 15% above August, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.84 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 360,000 head
      • 395,000 head in August, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 290,000 head
      • 215,000 head in August, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 429,000 head
      • 362,000 head in August, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 800,000 head
      • 660,000 head in August, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.87 million head during August, 2016
    • 18% above August, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 41,000 head during August, 2016
    • 32% below August, 2015

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 7/22/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released July 22, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.4 million head on July 1, 2016
    • 1% above  July 1, 2015
    • 6.87 million head of steers and steer calves
      • 66% of total placed
      • 1% below July 1, 2015
    • 3.49 million head of heifers and heifer calves
      • 34% of total placed
      • 5% above July 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.53 million head during June, 2016
    • 3% above June, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.46 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 290,000 head
      • 350,000 head in June, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 255,000 head
      • 250,000 head in June, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 340,000 head
      • 336,000 head in June, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 640,000 head
      • 545,000 head in June, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.91 million head during June, 2016
    • 9% above June, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 61,000 head during June, 2016
    • 12% below June, 2015

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 6/24/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released June 24, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.8 million head on June 1, 2016
    • 2% above  June 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.88 million head during May, 2016
    • 10% above May, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.81 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 305,000 head
      • 360,000 head in May, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 250,000 head
      • 260,000 head in May, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 479,000 head
      • 389,000 head in May, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 850,000 head
      • 710,000 head in May, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.79 million head during May, 2016
    • 5% above May, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 74,000 head during May, 2016
    • 4% below May, 2015

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 5/20/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released May 20, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

 

On Feed

  • 10.8 million head on May 1, 2016
    • 1% above  May 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.66 million head during April, 2016
    • 7% above April, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.59 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 334,000 head
      • 320,000 head in April, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 225,000 head
      • 240,000 head in April, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 390,000 head
      • 348,000 head in April, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 715,000 head
      • 640,000 head in April, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.66 million head during April, 2016
    • 1% above April, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 76,000 head during April, 2016
    • 15% above April, 2015

 

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 4/22/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released April 22, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.9 million head on April 1, 2016
    • 1% above  April 1, 2015
    • 7.36 million steers
      • 1% below April 1, 2015
      • 68% of inventory
    • 3.49 million heifers
      • 4% above April 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.89 million head during March, 2016
    • 5% above March, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.83 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 352,000 head
      • 365,000 head in March, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 275,000 head
      • 275,000 head in March, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 495,000 head
      • 449,000 head in March, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 770,000 head
      • 720,000 head in March, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.75 million head during March, 2016
    • 7% above March, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 62,000 head during March, 2016
    • 10% below March, 2015

 

 

 

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Cattle on Feed – 3/18/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released March 18, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.8 million head on March 1, 2016
    • 1% above  March 1, 2015

 

Placements

  • 1.71 million head during February, 2016
    • 10% above February, 2015
    • Net placements of 1.65 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 335,000 head
      • 330,000 head in February, 2015
    • 600-699 lbs – 300,000 head
      • 265,000 head in February, 2015
    • 700-799 lbs – 445,000 head
      • 396,000 head in February, 2015
    • 800 lbs and greater – 630,000 head
      • 560,000 head in February, 2015

 

Marketings

  • 1.59 million head during February, 2016
    • 5% above February, 2015

 

Other Disappearance

  • 58,000 head during February, 2016
    • 3% below February, 2015

 

 


 

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Cattle on Feed – 1/22/16

Graphs for the USDA Cattle on Feed report released January 22, 2016 from monthly estimates for feedlots with 1,000 or more head.  The original USDA report can be found here: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1020.

On Feed

  • 10.6 million head on January 1, 2016
    • Slightly below January 1, 2015
    • 7.16 million steers
      • 3% above January, 2015
      • 68% of total inventory
    • 3.41 million heifers
      • 7% below January, 2015
      • 32% of total inventory
        • Lowest percentage of inventory since series began in 1996

 

Placements

  • 15.3 million head during December, 2015
    • 1% below December, 2014
    • Net placements of 1.45 million head
  • By weight group
    • Less than 600 lbs – 375,000 head
      • 440,000 head in December, 2014
    • 600-699 lbs – 355,000 head
      • 365,000 head in December, 2014
    • 700-799 lbs – 355,000 head
      • 332,000 head in December, 2014
    • 800 lbs and greater –440,000 head
      • 400,000 head in December, 2014

 

Marketings

  • 1.67 million head during December, 2015
    • 1% above December, 2014

 

Other Disappearance

  • 78,000 head during December, 2015
    • 8% above December, 2014

 

 

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