LINCOLN, NE-- Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.46 million cattle on feed on February 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down slightly from last year.
Placements during January totaled 545,000 head, up 17 percent from 2013. This is the highest January placements since the data series began in 1994. Fed cattle marketings for the month of January totaled 470,000 head, up 2 percent from last year.
This is the highest January marketings since the data series began in 1994.
Other disappearance during January totaled 15,000 head, unchanged from last year.
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