NEBRASKA CATTLE ON FEED DOWN 3 PERCENT

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.

Access the National publication for this release at:
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/nass/CattOnFe//2010s/2016/CattOnFe-05-20-2016.pdf
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