New Year Started With Two Percent More Cattle On Feed
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America’s largest feedlots started the year with 11,930,000 cattle on hand.  USDA’s Cattle on Feed report Friday afternoon says that was a two-percent gain from the start of last year.  Placements during December slowed down four percent to 1,704,000, while marketings were off slightly from the previous year at 1,725,000.