Nebraska cattle on feed slightly up

Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.44 million cattle on feed on March 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 1 percent from last year.

Placements during February totaled 425,000 head, up 8 percent from 2016.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of February totaled 420,000 head, unchanged from last year.

Other disappearance during February totaled 15,000 head, unchanged from last year.

Find agricultural statistics for the county, state and the nation at www.nass.usda.gov.

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