Cash cattle outshine feedlot report

Cash cattle outshine feedlot report

Total meat and poultry in cold storage remain at low levels as consumers continue to demand more.

IN the November "Cattle on Feed" report released Nov. 21, the U.S. Department of Agriculture put the number of cattle on feed above the year-ago level for the first time since August 2012.

According to the report, a total of 10.633 million head of cattle were in U.S. feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or more on Nov. 1, up slightly from last year (Table).

During the month of October, placements in feedlots totaled 2.357

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