ST. PAUL, Minn. — Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Minnesota feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 100,000 head on June 1, 2022, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service — Cattle on Feed report. This was unchanged from May but down 5 percent from June 1, 2021.
Placements of cattle and calves in Minnesota feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during May totaled 11,000 head, down 21 percent from April but up 10 percent from last year. Marketings of fed cattle from Minnesota feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during May totaled 10,000 head, down 23 percent from April and down 29 percent from last year. Other disappearance totaled 1,000 head.
United States Cattle on Feed
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.8 million head on June 1, 2022. The inventory was 1 percent above June 1, 2021. This is the highest June 1 inventory since the series began in 1996.
Placements in feedlots during May totaled 1.87 million head, 2 percent below 2021. Net placements were 1.79 million head. During May, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 370,000 head, 600-699 pounds were 270,000 head, 700-799 pounds were 465,000 head, 800-899 pounds were 469,000 head, 900-999 pounds were 220,000 head, and 1,000 pounds and greater were 75,000 head.
Marketings of fed cattle during May totaled 1.91 million head, 2 percent above 2021.
Other disappearance totaled 76,000 head during May, 13 percent above 2021.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service