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Cattle on Feed

U.S. Cattle on Feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on November 1, 2022 - 2 percent below November 1, 2021. Placements in feedlots during October totaled 2.11 million head, 6 percent below 2021. Placements were the lowest for October since the series began in 1996.  Marketings of fed cattle during October totaled 1.80 million head, 1 percent above 2021. Other disappearance totaled 54,000 head during October, 5 percent below 2021  ...

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