Area USDA August cattle on feed reports

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South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent

Sioux Falls – South Dakota feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 220,000 cattle on feed on August 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory is up 5 percent from last year.

Placements during July totaled 18,000 head, up 6 percent from 2015.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of July totaled 32,000 head, down 6 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during July totaled 1,000 head, down 2,000 from last year.

Minnesota cattle on feed unchanged

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Minnesota for all feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 133,000 head on August 1, 2016, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. This is down 8 percent from last month but unchanged from last year.

Placements during July totaled 9,000 head, down 3,000 head from last month and down 2,000 head from last year. Marketings for July were 20,000 head, unchanged from last month but up 2,000 head from last year. Other disappearance totaled 1,000 head.

Nebraska cattle on feed down 5 percent

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.09 million cattle on feed on August 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 5 percent from last year.

Placements during July totaled 350,000 head, down 10 percent from 2015.

Cattle marketings for the month of July totaled 430,000 head, down 5 percent from last year.

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

Iowa cattle on feed down 5 percent

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 600,000 head on August 1, 2016, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. This was down 2 percent from July 1, 2016, and down 5 percent from August 1, 2015. Iowa feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head had 525,000 head on feed, down 4 percent from last month and down 3 percent from last year. Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in all Iowa feedlots totaled 1,125,000 head, down 3 percent from last month and down 4 percent from last year.

Placements of cattle and calves in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during July totaled 68,000 head, an increase of 26 percent from last month but down 4 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head placed 25,000 head, down 51 percent from last month and down 4 percent from last year. Placements for all feedlots in Iowa totaled 93,000 head, down 11 percent from last month and down 4 percent from last year.

Marketings of fed cattle from Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during July totaled 76,000 head, up 6 percent from last month but down 5 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head marketed 42,000 head, down 43 percent from last month and down 14 percent from last year. Marketings for all feedlots in Iowa were 118,000 head, down 19 percent from last month and down 9 percent from last year. Other disappearance from all feedlots in Iowa totaled 5,000 head.