Suther's Perspective

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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