The April Cattle on Feed report lists U.S. feedyard inventories at 11.2 million head on April 1, 5 percent below April 1, 2008. Placements into feedlots during March totaled 1.8 million, 4 percent above 2008. Marketings of fed cattle during March totaled 1.83 million, 1 percent below those during March 2008.

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