The Pryor Times

Agriculture

December 22, 2011

Oklahoma feeder cattle inventory up

The Oklahoma inventory of cattle on feed for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head, totaled 385 thousand head on Dec. 1, down 1 percent from the previous month but up 1 percent from Dec. 1, 2010.  Placements during November were 60,000, the same as one year ago.  Marketings of fed cattle during November were 61,000, down 3 percent from the same month last year.  Other disappearance during November totaled 4,000 head.

The entire Oklahoma report can be viewed online at:  www.nass.usda.gov/ok  under Recent Reports.  The national database, Quick Stats, and all USDA-NASS reports are available on the agency’s web site: www.nass.usda.gov.   For more information on NASS surveys and reports, call the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office at (800) 525-9226.

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