Agriculture

Iowa Cattle Feeding Report

MIXED RESULTS…

Cattle and calf feedings at all Iowa feedlots are down 2 percent from last year

As of Nov. 1, 2022, Iowa’s 1,000-head-plus slaughter cattle and calves were 620,000 head, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service Cattle in Feeder report . This is up 3 percent from October and up 2 percent from November 1, 2021. (Beth Doran, ISU Extension and Outreach)

DES MOINES – As of Nov. 1, 2022, Iowa’s 1,000-head-plus slaughter-fed cattle and calf population was 620,000, according to the latest data from the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Cattle for feed the report This is 3% more than in October and 2% compared to November 1, 2021.

Iowa feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head had 485,000 head, up 4% from last month but down 7% from last year. Cattle and calves fed to the slaughter market at all Iowa feedlots totaled 1,105,000 head, up 4% from last month but down 2% from last year.

Placement of cattle and calves in Iowa feedlots of 1,000 head or more during October 2022 was 103,000 head, up 21 percent from September but down 10 percent from October 2021. 52 percent from September, but down 13 percent from October 2021. All feedlot placements in Iowa totaled 170,000 head, up 32 percent from September but down 11 percent from October 2021.

In October 2022, sales of fed cattle from Iowa feedlots of 1,000 or more were 81,000 head, up 11 percent from September but down 21 percent from October 2021. year. percent from September, but unchanged from October 2021. All feedlot marketing in Iowa was 126,000 head, down 3 percent from September and down 15 percent from October 2021. Other disappearances from all feedlots in Iowa totaled 4,000 head.

Note: This report is a combination of estimates from the USDA Cattle Feeding Survey for Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more and the Iowa Cattle Feeding Survey with a capacity of less than that funded by the state Department of Agriculture and Land Management Iowa. more than 1000 heads.

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As of November 1, 2022, feedlot cattle and calves for the slaughter market in the U.S. in feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head. Inventories were 2 percent lower than on November 1, 2021.

Placement on feedlots in October was 2.11 million head, which is 6 percent lower than in 2021. In October, the herd was the lowest since the series began in 1996. The net herd amounted to 2.05 million heads. October cattle and calves under 600 pounds were 545,000, 600-699 pounds 465,000, 700-799 pounds 450,000, 800-899 pounds 378,000, 900-999 pounds – 190,000 head, and 1,000 pounds or more were 80,000 head.

Cattle sales in October totaled 1.80 million head, up 1 percent from 2021.

Other disappearances totaled 54,000 heads in October, down 5 percent from 2021.

— National Agricultural Statistics Service of the US Department of Agriculture

https://www.morningagclips.com/iowa-cattle-on-feed-report-5/ Iowa Cattle Feeding Report

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