Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Idaho from feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head on July 1, 2012 totaled 200,000 head, down 7 percent from the previous year, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The cattle on feed inventory is down 5 percent from June 1, 2012.
Placements of cattle in feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during June totaled 34,000 head, the same as June 2011 placements. Marketings of cattle from feedlots with 1,000 head or more during June totaled 43,000 head, down 4,000 head from last year. Other disappearance totaled 1,000 head during June.