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South Dakota cattle on feed up 17 percent

SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 205,000 cattle on feed on September 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 17 percent from last year.

Placements during August totaled 31,000 head, down 11 percent from 2014.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of August totaled 34,000 head, unchanged from last year.

Other disappearance during August totaled 2,000 head, up 1,000 from last year.

Minnesota cattle on feed up 25 percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Minnesota for all feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head totaled 140,000 head on September 1, 2015, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. This is up 5 percent from last month and up 25 percent from last year.

Placements during August totaled 22,000 head, up 11,000 head from last month and up 7,000 head from last year. Marketings for August were 14,000 head, down 4,000 head from last month and down 3,000 head from last year. Other disappearance totaled 1,000 head.

Iowa cattle on feed up 7 perecent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,135,000 on September 1, 2015 according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. The inventory is down 3 percent from August 1, 2015 but up 8 percent from September 1, 2014. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 620,000 head on feed, down 2 percent from last month but up 7 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 515,000 head on feed, down 5 percent from last month but up 10 percent from last year.

Placements during August totaled 139,000 head, an increase of 43 percent from last month and up 16 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 70,000 head, down 1 percent from last month but up 11 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 69,000 head. This is up 165 percent from last month and up 21 percent from last year.

Marketings for August were 169,000 head, up 31 percent from last month and up 18 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 77,000 head, down 4 percent from last month and last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 92,000 head, up 88 percent from last month and up 46 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.

Nebraska cattle on feed up 4 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.20 million cattle on feed on September 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 4 percent from last year.

Placements during August totaled 410,000 head, down 4 percent from 2014.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of August totaled 400,000 head, down 9 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during August totaled 10,000 head, down 5,000 from last year.