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Published September 21, 2010, 09:21 AM

Nebraska cattle inventory up 1 percent in September from 2009

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.05 million cattle on feed as of Sept. 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.05 million cattle on feed as of Sept. 1.

The Nebraska Field Office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the inventory was up 1 percent from 2009.

Placements in feedlots during August totaled 480,000 head, up 4 percent from last year.

Marketings of fed cattle during August totaled 380,000 head, up 9 percent from 2009.

Online: National Agricultural Statistics Service

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