Cattle on feed estimates lower

February 25, 2013 — U.S. slaughter cattle and calves in feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on Feb. 1, 2013, 6% less than a year earlier. January 2013 placements totaled 1.88 million (1.80 million net), about 2% less than a year earlier. January fed cattle marketings totaled 1.92 million, 6% more than a year earlier.

Cattle and calves on feed in feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head represent about 84% of all cattle and calves on feed in the United States.

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