Nebraska Cattle on Feed up slightly

LINCOLN  — Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head,
contained 2.35 million cattle on feed on June 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural
Statistics Service. This inventory was up slightly from last year.

Placements during May totaled 445,000 head, up 10 percent from 2016.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of May totaled 530,000 head, up 14 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during May totaled 15,000 head, down 5,000 head from last year.

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