Lincoln, Neb. November 18, 2016 — Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head,
contained 2.32 million cattle on feed on November 1, according to the USDA’s National
Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 5 percent from last year.
Placements during October totaled 615,000 head, down 5 percent from 2015.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of October totaled 445,000 head, unchanged from last year.
Other disappearance during October totaled 10,000 head, down 10,000 head from last year.
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