USDA Cattle on Feed 03/08



Cattle on Feed

ISSN: 1948-9080

Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for
feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on
February 1, 2019. The inventory was slightly above February 1, 2018.

Placements in feedlots during January totaled 1.96 million head, 5 percent
below 2018. Net placements were 1.90 million head. During January, placements
of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 370,000 head,
600-699 pounds were 445,000 head, 700-799 pounds were 554,000 head,
800-899 pounds were 420,000 head, 900-999 pounds were 100,000 head,
and 1,000 pounds and greater were 70,000 head.

Marketings of fed cattle during January totaled 1.91 million head, 3 percent
above 2018.

Other disappearance totaled 61,000 head during January, 12 percent below
2018.

2018 Cattle on Feed and Annual Size Group Estimates

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for
feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head represented 81.3 percent of all
cattle and calves on feed in the United States on January 1, 2019. This is
comparable to the 81.2 percent on January 1, 2018.

Marketings of fed cattle for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head
during 2018 represented 87.1 percent of total cattle marketed from all
feedlots in the United States. This is comparable to the 87.1 percent during
2017.

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed Inventory, Placements, Marketings, and Other Disappearance on
1,000+ Capacity Feedlots  United States: February 1, 2018 and 2019

                                                 Number              Percent of
Item
                          2018                     2019           previous year

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
On feed January 1
                        11,489                   11,690                     102
Placed on feed during January
                         2,068                    1,959                      95
Fed cattle marketed during January
                         1,858                    1,910                     103
Other disappearance during January
                            69                       61                      88
On feed February 1
                        11,630                   11,678                     100

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed Inventory, Placements, Marketings, and Other Disappearance on
1,000+ Capacity Feedlots  United States: January 1, 2018 and 2019
[December preceding year]

                                                 Number              Percent of
Item
                          2018                     2019           previous year

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
On feed December 1
                        11,516                   11,739                     102
Placed on feed during December
                         1,799                    1,767                      98
Fed cattle marketed during December
                         1,752                    1,741                      99
Other disappearance during December
                            74                       75                     101
On feed January 1
                        11,489                   11,690                     102

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed by Class on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots  United States: January 1,
2018 and 2019

                                   Number                         Percent of
Item
                   2018              2019     previous year        inventory

                             (1,000 head)                                   %
Class on feed January 1
  Steers and steer calves
                  7,335             7,280                99               62
  Heifers and heifer calves
                  4,154             4,410               106               38

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed Inventory on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and
United States: 2018 and 2019

                                                               February 1, 2019

State February 1, 2018 January 1, 2019                                Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ               280            295            303            108           103
CA               485            535            525            108            98
CO               960          1,010          1,030            107           102
ID               260            280            275            106            98
IA               720            690            690             96           100
KS             2,320          2,330          2,250             97            97
MN               170            155            155             91           100
NE             2,670          2,560          2,580             97           101
OK               320            315            315             98           100
SD               260            245            255             98           104
TX             2,650          2,730          2,750            104           101
WA               205            225            230            112           102

OtrSt            330            320            320             97           100

US            11,630         11,690         11,678            100           100

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and United
States: 2018 and 2019

                                                            During January 2019
                             During
State   January 2018  December 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                38             31             35             92           113
CA                58             73             63            109            86
CO               180            145            195            108           134
ID                41             33             33             80           100
IA               130             85            111             85           131
KS               480            395            385             80            97
MN                25             12             15             60           125
NE               540            410            515             95           126
OK                47             36             48            102           133
SD                45             50             48            107            96
TX               400            410            420            105           102
WA                32             27             40            125           148

OtrSt             52             60             51             98            85

US             2,068          1,767          1,959             95           111

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed by Weight Group on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots and Month 
States and United States: 2018 and 2019

                                                         During January 2018

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       45       50       40       20      (D)      (D)     180
KS          45      100      180      105       50      (D)      (D)     480
NE          35      110      180      140       75      (D)      (D)     540
TX         135       95      105       55       10      (D)      (D)     400

OtrSt      135      100      110       78       45      (D)      (D)     468

US         375      450      625      418      (X)      115       85   2,068

                                                        During December 2018

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          35       40       30       25       15      (D)      (D)     145
KS          55       95      130       75       40      (D)      (D)     395
NE          50      110       90       80       80      (D)      (D)     410
TX         155      105       85       50       15      (D)      (D)     410

OtrSt      150      110       67       55       25      (D)      (D)     407

US         445      460      402      285      (X)       90       85   1,767

                                                         During January 2019

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          35       50       50       40       20      (D)      (D)     195
KS          35       85      140       90       35      (D)      (D)     385
NE          35      110      160      145       65      (D)      (D)     515
TX         135      100      105       65       15      (D)      (D)     420

OtrSt      130      100       99       80       35      (D)      (D)     444

US         370      445      554      420      (X)      100       70   1,959

(D)  Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
(X)  Not applicable.
1/ The 900 pounds and greater weight group is the sum of 900-999 pounds and
1,000 pounds and greater weight groups.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Marketed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and United States:
2018 and 2019

                                                            During January 2019
                             During
State   January 2018  December 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                26             24             26            100           108
CA                60             70             70            117           100
CO               185            140            170             92           121
ID                34             36             36            106           100
IA               107             92            109            102           118
KS               435            410            455            105           111
MN                14             16             14            100            88
NE               465            430            480            103           112
OK                41             45             47            115           104
SD                34             40             36            106            90
TX               375            345            385            103           112
WA                34             36             34            100            94

OtrSt             48             57             48            100            84

US             1,858          1,741          1,910            103           110

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Other Disappearance on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and
United States: 2018 and 2019

                                                            During January 2019
                             During
State   January 2018  December 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                 1              1              1            100           100
CA                 3              3              3            100           100
CO                 5              5              5            100           100
ID                 2              2              2            100           100
IA                 3              3              2             67            67
KS                15             15             10             67            67
MN                 1              1              1            100           100
NE                15             20             15            100            75
OK                 1              1              1            100           100
SD                 1              5              2            200            40
TX                15             15             15            100           100
WA                 3              1              1             33           100

OtrSt              4              3              3             75           100

US                69             75             61             88            81

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed Inventory on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and
United States: 2018


State   January 1  February 1     March 1     April 1       May 1     June 1


                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ            269         280         285         294         298        298
CA            490         485         490         500         500        525
CO            970         960         950         950         940        950
ID            255         260         255         250         255        245
IA            700         720         730         740         730        720
KS          2,290       2,320       2,350       2,340       2,290      2,320
MN            160         170         165         160         155        145
NE          2,610       2,670       2,690       2,690       2,660      2,530
OK            315         320         315         310         310        315
SD            250         260         270         260         255        235
TX          2,640       2,650       2,680       2,700       2,630      2,730
WA            210         205         210         210         210        220

OtrSt         330         330         325         325         325        320

US         11,489      11,630      11,715      11,729      11,558     11,553


           July 1    August 1 September 1   October 1  November 1 December 1
State

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ            297         298         295         295         287        289
CA            530         525         525         520         520        535
CO            930         890         900         980       1,020      1,010
ID            240         245         255         260         270        285
IA            710         700         680         690         700        700
KS          2,240       2,230       2,310       2,370       2,360      2,360
MN            135         130         125         130         150        160
NE          2,400       2,330       2,330       2,430       2,590      2,600
OK            315         315         320         325         325        325
SD            215         200         200         215         240        240
TX          2,740       2,720       2,680       2,660       2,680      2,680
WA            230         220         210         220         230        235

OtrSt         305         290         295         305         320        320

US         11,287      11,093      11,125      11,400      11,692     11,739

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and United
States: 2018

                                                                      During
State
      December 1/     January    February       March       April        May

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ             29          38          30          34          26         22
CA             83          58          59          68          59         88
CO            120         180         165         165         145        170
ID             35          41          34          29          28         36
IA            100         130         118         107          80         80
KS            400         480         420         405         380        480
MN             21          25          16          17          12         16
NE            460         540         440         480         420        465
OK             54          47          46          53          60         70
SD             32          45          46          27          25         29
TX            385         400         365         455         385        570
WA             27          32          36          29          27         42

OtrSt          53          52          42          52          48         56

US          1,799       2,068       1,817       1,921       1,695      2,124

                                                                      During

State        June        July      August   September     October   November

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ             22          23          20          24          23         30
CA             64          52          54          48          61         72
CO            145         140         205         235         195        140
ID             40          44          57          49          57         59
IA             77          66          82          89         107        106
KS            405         465         520         445         405        400
MN             14          17          23          24          39         25
NE            415         400         480         520         650        520
OK             58          45          65          55          54         52
SD             39          26          49          59          74         47
TX            430         385         415         395         465        450
WA             46          31          35          44          51         40

OtrSt          43          48          65          64          67         55

US          1,798       1,742       2,070       2,051       2,248      1,996

1/ December prior year.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed by Weight Group on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots and Month 
States and United States: 2018

                                                  During December prior year

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total
                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          30       30       25       20       15      (D)      (D)     120
KS          55       95      135       75       40      (D)      (D)     400
NE          55      105      120       95       85      (D)      (D)     460
TX         165       85       85       35       15      (D)      (D)     385

OtrSt      165       95       80       54       40      (D)      (D)     434

US         470      410      445      279      (X)      100       95   1,799

                                                              During January

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       45       50       40       20      (D)      (D)     180
KS          45      100      180      105       50      (D)      (D)     480
NE          35      110      180      140       75      (D)      (D)     540
TX         135       95      105       55       10      (D)      (D)     400

OtrSt      135      100      110       78       45      (D)      (D)     468

US         375      450      625      418      (X)      115       85   2,068

                                                             During February

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          20       35       40       45       25      (D)      (D)     165
KS          45       70      155      105       45      (D)      (D)     420
NE          30       75      140      125       70      (D)      (D)     440
TX         125       80       90       55       15      (D)      (D)     365

OtrSt      105       75      112       90       45      (D)      (D)     427

US         325      335      537      420      (X)      150       50   1,817

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed by Weight Group on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month 
States and United States: 2018 (continued)

                                                                During March

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total
                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       25       40       50       25      (D)      (D)     165
KS          40       55      125      125       60      (D)      (D)     405
NE          35       75      115      150      105      (D)      (D)     480
TX         115       85      135       95       25      (D)      (D)     455

OtrSt      100       45      115      111       45      (D)      (D)     416

US         315      285      530      531      (X)      185       75   1,921

                                                                During April

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       20       35       40       25      (D)      (D)     145
KS          40       55      105      110       70      (D)      (D)     380
NE          40       45       95      125      115      (D)      (D)     420
TX         115       70      100       75       25      (D)      (D)     385

OtrSt      100       40       80       95       50      (D)      (D)     365

US         320      230      415      445      (X)      205       80   1,695

                                                                  During May

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       25       35       45       40      (D)      (D)     170
KS          60       85      135      125       75      (D)      (D)     480
NE          45       55       95      140      130      (D)      (D)     465
TX         185      120      130      105       30      (D)      (D)     570

OtrSt      130       55       85      109       60      (D)      (D)     439

US         445      340      480      524      (X)      235      100   2,124

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed by Weight Group on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month 
States and United States: 2018 (continued)

                                                                 During June

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total
                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          25       30       35       30       25      (D)      (D)     145
KS          65       90      110       90       50      (D)      (D)     405
NE          40       60       80      110      125      (D)      (D)     415
TX         160      110       85       55       20      (D)      (D)     430

OtrSt      110       55       75       93       70      (D)      (D)     403

US         400      345      385      378      (X)      190      100   1,798

                                                                 During July

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          30       20       30       30       30      (D)      (D)     140
KS          60       95      155      105       50      (D)      (D)     465
NE          45       45       90      120      100      (D)      (D)     400
TX         165       95       70       40       15      (D)      (D)     385

OtrSt      110       35       70       72       65      (D)      (D)     352

US         410      290      415      367      (X)      175       85   1,742

                                                               During August

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          35       25       40       50       55      (D)      (D)     205
KS          70      115      150      120       65      (D)      (D)     520
NE          50       45       90      145      150      (D)      (D)     480
TX         165      100       90       50       10      (D)      (D)     415

OtrSt      110       50       90      110       90      (D)      (D)     450

US         430      335      460      475      (X)      240      130   2,070

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Placed on Feed by Weight Group on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month 
States and United States: 2018 (continued)

                                                            During September

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total
                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          30       25       45       70       65      (D)      (D)     235
KS          65       90      130      100       60      (D)      (D)     445
NE          55       55       85      140      185      (D)      (D)     520
TX         145      105       90       45       10      (D)      (D)     395

OtrSt      130       55       80      111       80      (D)      (D)     456

US         425      330      430      466      (X)      280      120   2,051

                                                              During October

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          55       40       30       40       30      (D)      (D)     195
KS          70       95      120       80       40      (D)      (D)     405
NE         170      140      100      110      130      (D)      (D)     650
TX         160      120      120       50       15      (D)      (D)     465

OtrSt      185      130       80       83       55      (D)      (D)     533

US         640      525      450      363      (X)      180       90   2,248

                                                             During November

ST  Under 600#s 600-699#s 700-799#s 800-899#s 900+#s1/ 900-999#s 1,000+#s Total

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          45       40       25       20       10      (D)      (D)     140
KS          55      100      120       80       45      (D)      (D)     400
NE         100      125       95       90      110      (D)      (D)     520
TX         170      110      105       55       10      (D)      (D)     450

OtrSt      180      120       71       70       45      (D)      (D)     486

US         550      495      416      315      (X)      115      105   1,996

(D)  Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
(X)  Not applicable.
1/ The 900+ weight group is the sum of 900-999 pound and 1,000+ pound weight
group.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Marketed on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and United States:
2018

                                                                      During
State
      December 1/     January    February       March       April        May

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ             20          26          24          24          21         21
CA             60          60          51          55          56         60
CO            135         185         170         160         150        150
ID             38          34          36          32          21         45
IA             98         107         106          93          87         87
KS            405         435         380         400         420        440
MN             15          14          20          21          16         25
NE            425         465         410         465         430        570
OK             52          41          50          57          59         64
SD             39          34          35          36          27         45
TX            385         375         320         420         445        460
WA             30          34          30          28          26         31

OtrSt          50          48          43          49          45         58

US          1,752       1,858       1,675       1,840       1,803      2,056

                                                                      During

State        June        July      August   September     October   November

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ             22          21          22          23          30         27
CA             54          53          50          49          56         54
CO            160         170         190         150         150        145
ID             44          38          46          39          45         41
IA             85          74         100          75          93        104
KS            475         465         430         375         395        385
MN             23          21          27          18          18         14
NE            530         460         470         410         480        490
OK             57          43          59          48          52         50
SD             56          37          48          42          48         44
TX            410         390         440         405         430        430
WA             35          40          44          33          40         34

OtrSt          55          61          57          52          50         51

US          2,006       1,873       1,983       1,719       1,887      1,869

1/ December prior year.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle Other Disappearance on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots by Month  States and
United States: 2018

                                                                      During
State
      December 1/     January    February       March       April        May

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ              1           1           1           1           1          1
CA              3           3           3           3           3          3
CO              5           5           5           5           5         10
ID              2           2           3           2           2          1
IA              2           3           2           4           3          3
KS             15          15          10          15          10         10
MN              1           1           1           1           1          1
NE             15          15          10          15          20         25
OK              2           1           1           1           1          1
SD              3           1           1           1           3          4
TX             20          15          15          15          10         10
WA              2           3           1           1           1          1

OtrSt           3           4           4           3           3          3

US             74          69          57          67          63         73

                                                                      During

State        June        July      August   September     October   November

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ              1           1           1           1           1          1
CA              5           4           4           4           5          3
CO              5          10           5           5           5          5
ID              1           1           1           5           2          3
IA              2           2           2           4           4          2
KS             10          10          10          10          20         15
MN              1           1           1           1           1          1
NE             15          10          10          10          10         20
OK              1           2           1           2           2          2
SD              3           4           1           2           1          3
TX             10          15          15          10          15         20
WA              1           1           1           1           1          1

OtrSt           3           2           3           2           2          4

US             58          63          55          57          69         80

1/ December prior year.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Cattle on Feed by Class on 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots and Quarter  States and
United States: 2018

                    Steers & steer calves            Heifers & heifer calves

StateJanuary 1  April 1   July 1October 1January 1  April 1   July 1 October 1

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AZ         258      284      290      288       11       10        7       7
CA         440      450      470      465       50       50       60      55
CO         565      535      520      550      405      415      410     430
ID         175      170      170      175       80       80       70      85
IA         530      540      520      500      170      200      190     190
KS       1,190    1,240    1,150    1,220    1,100    1,100    1,090   1,150
MN         127      131      108      105       33       29       27      25
NE       1,640    1,760    1,580    1,510      970      930      820     920
OK         185      165      180      185      130      145      135     140
SD         145      150      130      115      105      110       85     100
TX       1,730    1,760    1,680    1,650      910      940    1,060   1,010
WA         140      140      145      140       70       70       85      80

OtrSt      210      210      190      190      120      115      115     115

US       7,335    7,535    7,133    7,093    4,154    4,194    4,154   4,307

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Feedlots, Inventory, and Marketings by Size of Feedlot  United States: 2017 and
2018

                                     2017                               2018

                                   Cattle                             Cattle
Feedlot capacity  FeedlotsInventory 1/  marketed  FeedlotsInventory 1/ marketed

         (number)            (1,000 head)    (number)            (1,000 head)
Less than 1,000 head
           26,000       2,657       3,230      26,000     2,680.9      3,315

1,000 head or more
            2,179      11,489      21,899       2,160      11,690     22,310
   1,000 - 1,999
              780         419         689         770         400        660
   2,000 - 3,999
              600         740       1,410         580         710      1,320
   4,000 - 7,999
              350       1,010       1,840         360         990      1,950
   8,000 - 15,999
              190       1,190       2,340         190       1,170      2,390
   16,000 - 23,999
               77         920       1,780          77         900      1,730
   24,000 - 31,999
               54         990       1,980          54       1,000      1,970
   32,000 - 49,999
               55       1,880       3,440          55       1,860      3,450
   50,000 and Over
               73       4,340       8,420          74       4,660      8,840

All feedlots
           28,179      14,146      25,129      28,160    14,370.9     25,625

1/ Inventory estimates as of January 1 of the following year.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Total Feedlot Capacity of 1,000+ Capacity Feedlots  United States: January 1,
2018 - 2019

                                            Feedlot capacity in number of head
Item
                                      2018                                2019

                                                                   (1,000 head)

US                                  17,200                              17,100

Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
All Cattle on Feed Inventory - States and United States: January 1, 2018 and
2019
[Cattle and calves on feed are steers and heifers being fed a ration of grain,
silage, hay, and/or protein supplement for slaughter market that are expected to
produce a carcass that will grade select or better. It excludes cattle being
'backgrounded only' for later sale as feeders or late placement in another
feedlot. Cattle and calves on feed are included in the cattle inventory
estimates by class]

State                     2018                     2019              Percent of
                                                                  previous year

                                           (1,000 head)                        %

AZ                         274                      300                     109
CA                         490                      535                     109
CO                       1,000                    1,050                     105
ID                         265                      295                     111
IL                         220                      250                     114
IN                          90                      100                     111
IA                       1,300                    1,320                     102
KS                       2,450                    2,430                      99
KY                          17                       16                      94
MD                           9                        9                     100

MI                         140                      150                     107
MN                         430                      410                      95
MO                          80                      100                     125
MT                          45                       40                      89
NE                       2,800                    2,750                      98
NV                           3                        4                     133
NY                          22                       22                     100
ND                          58                       59                     102
OH                         140                      150                     107
OK                         330                      330                     100

OR                          90                       90                     100
PA                          85                      100                     118
SD                         470                      425                      90
TX                       2,650                    2,750                     104
UT                          20                       23                     115
VA                          18                       15                      83
WA                         215                      230                     107
WV                           4                        4                     100
WI                         280                      280                     100
WY                          70                       65                      93

OtrSt 1/
                            81                     68.9                      85

US                      14,146                 14,370.9                     102

1/ Individual state estimates not available for states not shown, but are
included in Other States.
Cattle on Feed: Released March 8, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics
Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Reliability of Monthly Cattle on Feed Estimates
[Based on data for the past 24 months]

           mean90 percent     Difference between first and latest estimate
         square confidence
          error
                    level
Item                                                                Months

                         Average  Smallest   Largest Below latest Above latest

                        %                       (1,000)            (number)
Number on feed
              0       0.1         1         0        15         2        0

Placements
            0.2       0.3         1         0        15         2        0

Marketings
              0         0         0         0         0         0        0

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