The Oklahoma inventory of cattle on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, totaled 275 thousand head on April 1, 2014, up 2 percent from the previous month but down 10 percent from the April 1, 2013 level. Placements during March were 52 thousand head, down 5 percent from a year ago. Marketings of fed cattle during March were 46 thousand head, down 13 percent from 2013. Other disappearance during March totaled 1 thousand head.
Oklahoma cattle on feed up 2 percent
- Grain and dairy producers can get commodity marketing update
- Cattle Outlook: Fed cattle prices steady, volume heavy this week
- Next Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Importance of Ag Communication
- Steers and lower corn prices boost cattle dressed weights
- Most ag markets ended the week rather poorly
- Eating certain fats might offset some heart risk from weight gain