USDA Cattle on Feed 12/21


Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: December 1, 2017 and 2018

                                                 Number              Percent of
Item
                          2017                     2018           previous year

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
On feed November 1
                        11,332                   11,692                     103
Placed on feed during November
                         2,099                    1,996                      95
Fed cattle marketed during November
                         1,844                    1,869                     101
Other disappearance during November
                            71                       80                     113
On feed December 1
                        11,516                   11,739                     102

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: November 1, 2017 and 2018

                                                 Number              Percent of
Item
                          2017                     2018           previous year

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
On feed October 1
                        10,813                   11,400                     105
Placed on feed during October
                         2,393                    2,248                      94
Fed cattle marketed during October
                         1,801                    1,887                     105
Other disappearance during October
                            73                       69                      95
On feed November 1
                        11,332                   11,692                     103

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: 2017 and 2018

                                                               December 1, 2018

State December 1, 2017 November 1, 2018                               Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ               261            287            289            111           101
CA               470            520            535            114           103
CO               990          1,020          1,010            102            99
ID               260            270            285            110           106
IA               700            700            700            100           100
KS             2,310          2,360          2,360            102           100
MN               155            150            160            103           107
NE             2,590          2,590          2,600            100           100
OK               315            325            325            103           100
SD               260            240            240             92           100
TX             2,660          2,680          2,680            101           100
WA               215            230            235            109           102

OtrSt            330            320            320             97           100

US            11,516         11,692         11,739            102           100

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: 2017 and 2018

                                                           During November 2018
                             During
State  November 2017   October 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                34             23             30             88           130
CA                71             61             72            101           118
CO               150            195            140             93            72
ID                48             57             59            123           104
IA               122            107            106             87            99
KS               420            405            400             95            99
MN                26             39             25             96            64
NE               545            650            520             95            80
OK                60             54             52             87            96
SD                54             74             47             87            64
TX               480            465            450             94            97
WA                43             51             40             93            78

OtrSt             46             67             55            120            82

US             2,099          2,248          1,996             95            89

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: 2017 and 2018

                                                        During November 2017

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

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO          45       40       30       20       15      (D)      (D)      150
KS          70      105      125       80       40      (D)      (D)      420
NE         115      150      100       90       90      (D)      (D)      545
TX         180      130      110       45       15      (D)      (D)      480

OtrSt      200      120       90       59       35      (D)      (D)      504

US         610      545      455      294      (X)       75      120    2,099

                                                         During October 2018

ST Under  600# 600-699# 700-799# 800-899#  900+#1/ 900-999#  1,000+#    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 2018

ST Under  600# 600-699# 700-799# 800-899#  900+#1/ 900-999#  1,000+#    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 pounds and greater weight group is the sum of 900-999 pounds and
1,000 pounds and greater weight groups.
Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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:
2017 and 2018

                                                           During November 2018
                             During
State  November 2017   October 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                24             30             27            113            90
CA                38             56             54            142            96
CO               135            150            145            107            97
ID                41             45             41            100            91
IA               110             93            104             95           112
KS               380            395            385            101            97
MN                20             18             14             70            78
NE               460            480            490            107           102
OK                63             52             50             79            96
SD                53             48             44             83            92
TX               445            430            430             97           100
WA                36             40             34             94            85

OtrSt             39             50             51            131           102

US             1,844          1,887          1,869            101            99

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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: 2017 and 2018

                                                           During November 2018
                             During
State  November 2017   October 2018                                  Percent of
                                            Number  previous yearprevious month

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
AZ                 1              1              1            100           100
CA                 3              5              3            100            60
CO                 5              5              5            100           100
ID                 2              2              3            150           150
IA                 2              4              2            100            50
KS                20             20             15             75            75
MN                 1              1              1            100           100
NE                15             10             20            133           200
OK                 2              2              2            100           100
SD                 1              1              3            300           300
TX                15             15             20            133           133
WA                 2              1              1             50           100

OtrSt              2              2              4            200           200

US                71             69             80            113           116

Cattle on Feed: Released December 20, 2018, 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         1

Marketings
            0.1       0.2         0         0        10         0         1

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