|South Dakota Cattle on Feed Down 8 Percent
Cattle on Feed for February
SD Ag Connection - February 27, 2017
UNDATED - South Dakota feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 240,000 cattle on feed on February 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 8 percent from last year.
Placements during January totaled 45,000 head, up 22 percent from 2016.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of January totaled 34,000 head, up 13 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during January totaled 1,000 head, down 1,000 head from last year.