Lincoln, NE – Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.42 million cattle on feed on May 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 3 percent from last year.
Placements during April totaled 380,000 head, down 3 percent from 2015.
Cattle marketings for the month of April totaled 380,000 head, down 6 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during April totaled 20,000 head, up 5,000 head from last year.
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