All cattle and calves in the United States and Canada combined totaled 111.3 million head on July 1, 2012, down 2 percent from the 113.5 million on July 1, 2011. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 44.6 million head, were down 2 percent from a year ago.

All cattle and calves in the United States as of July 1, 2012, totaled 97.8 million head, 2 percent below the 100.0 million on July 1, 2011. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 39.7 million head, were down 2 percent from a year ago.

All cattle and calves in Canada as of July 1, 2012, totaled 13.5 million head, down slightly from the 13.5 million on July 1, 2011. All cows and heifers that have calved, at 4.91 million, were down slightly from a year ago.