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Nebraska cattle on feed up three percent PDF Print E-mail

Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head,
contained 2.41 million cattle on feed on June 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 3 percent from last year.
Placements during May totaled 425,000 head, down 10 percent from 2013.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of May totaled 485,000 head, down 5 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during May totaled 20,000 head, unchanged from a year ago.
Find agricultural statistics at www.nass.usda.gov.