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U.S. cattle on feed down four percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.3 million head on July 1, 2008. The inventory was four percent below July 1, 2007 and five percent below July 1, 2006. The inventory included 6.43 million steers and steer calves, down five percent from the previous year. This group accounted for 62 percent of the total inventory. Heifers and heifer calves accounted for 3.82 million head, down three percent from 2007.

Placements in feedlots during June totaled 1.51 million, nine percent below 2007 and 22 percent below 2006. Net placements were 1.45 million head. During June, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 365,000, 600-699 pounds were 325,000, 700-799 pounds were 383,000 and 800 pounds and greater were 440,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during June totaled 1.97 million, eight percent below 2007 and 10 percent below 2006.

This is the lowest fed cattle marketings for the month of June since the series began in 1996.

Other disappearance totaled 60,000 during June, 15 percent above 2007, but 5 percent below 2006.

Cattle on feed July 1, 2008, from all feedlots in the United States, totaled 11.7 million, down five percent from the 12.3 million on July 1, 2007 and down six percent from July 1, 2006. Cattle on feed in feedlots with 1,000 or more head accounted for 88 percent of the total cattle on feed on July 1, 2008, up one percent from July 1, 2007.

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Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.3 million head on July 1, 2008. The inventory was four percent below July 1, 2007 and five percent below July 1, 2006. The inventory included 6.43 million steers and steer calves, down five percent from the previous year. This group accounted for 62 percent of the total inventory. Heifers and heifer calves accounted for 3.82 million head, down three percent from 2007.

Placements in feedlots during June totaled 1.51 million, nine percent below 2007 and 22 percent below 2006. Net placements were 1.45 million head. During June, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 365,000, 600-699 pounds were 325,000, 700-799 pounds were 383,000 and 800 pounds and greater were 440,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during June totaled 1.97 million, eight percent below 2007 and 10 percent below 2006.

This is the lowest fed cattle marketings for the month of June since the series began in 1996.

Other disappearance totaled 60,000 during June, 15 percent above 2007, but 5 percent below 2006.

Cattle on feed July 1, 2008, from all feedlots in the United States, totaled 11.7 million, down five percent from the 12.3 million on July 1, 2007 and down six percent from July 1, 2006. Cattle on feed in feedlots with 1,000 or more head accounted for 88 percent of the total cattle on feed on July 1, 2008, up one percent from July 1, 2007.

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.3 million head on July 1, 2008. The inventory was four percent below July 1, 2007 and five percent below July 1, 2006. The inventory included 6.43 million steers and steer calves, down five percent from the previous year. This group accounted for 62 percent of the total inventory. Heifers and heifer calves accounted for 3.82 million head, down three percent from 2007.

Placements in feedlots during June totaled 1.51 million, nine percent below 2007 and 22 percent below 2006. Net placements were 1.45 million head. During June, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 365,000, 600-699 pounds were 325,000, 700-799 pounds were 383,000 and 800 pounds and greater were 440,000.

Marketings of fed cattle during June totaled 1.97 million, eight percent below 2007 and 10 percent below 2006.

This is the lowest fed cattle marketings for the month of June since the series began in 1996.

Other disappearance totaled 60,000 during June, 15 percent above 2007, but 5 percent below 2006.

Cattle on feed July 1, 2008, from all feedlots in the United States, totaled 11.7 million, down five percent from the 12.3 million on July 1, 2007 and down six percent from July 1, 2006. Cattle on feed in feedlots with 1,000 or more head accounted for 88 percent of the total cattle on feed on July 1, 2008, up one percent from July 1, 2007.

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