Iowa Cattle on Feed down 6 percent

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Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,230,000 on June 1, 2013 according to the 
USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is down 2 percent from May 1, 2013 
and down 6 percent from June 1, 2012. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 610,000 head on feed, down 
2 percent from last month and down 5 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 
620,000 head on feed, down 3 percent from last month and down 7 percent from last year.
Placements during May totaled 104,000 head, a decrease of 26 percent from last month and down 17 percent from last 
year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 65,000 head, down 27 percent from last month, but up 
10 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 39,000 head. This is down 24 percent 
from last month and down 42 percent from last year.
Marketings for May were 129,000 head, down 30 percent from last month and down 16 percent from last year. Feedlots 
with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 72,000 head, down 26 percent from last month but up 13 percent from 
last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 57,000 head, down 35 percent from last month and 
down 37 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,230,000 on June 1, 2013 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is down 2 percent from May 1, 2013 and down 6 percent from June 1, 2012. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head had 610,000 head on feed, down 2 percent from last month and down 5 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head had 620,000 head on feed, down 3 percent from last month and down 7 percent from last year.

Placements during May totaled 104,000 head, a decrease of 26 percent from last month and down 17 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head placed 65,000 head, down 27 percent from last month, but up 10 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head placed 39,000 head. This is down 24 percent from last month and down 42 percent from last year.

Marketings for May were 129,000 head, down 30 percent from last month and down 16 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity greater than 1,000 head marketed 72,000 head, down 26 percent from last month but up 13 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity less than 1,000 head marketed 57,000 head, down 35 percent from last month and down 37 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 5,000 head.



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