The Oklahoma inventory of cattle on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, totaled 295 thousand head on May 1, 2012, down 8 percent from the previous month and down 17 percent from May 1, 2011. Placements during April were 47,000, down 38 percent from one year ago. Marketings of fed cattle during April were 70,000 head, down 5 percent from the same month last year. Other disappearance during April totaled 2,000 head.
Oklahoma Cattle on Feed down 17 percent
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