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Published May 24, 2011, 09:31 AM

Nebraska cattle on feed up 6 pct on May 1 over 2010

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.37 million cattle on feed as of May 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.37 million cattle on feed as of May 1.

The Nebraska Field Office of the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says the inventory was up 6 percent from 2010.

Placements in feedlots during April totaled 370,000 head, down 8 percent from last year.

Marketings of fed cattle during April totaled 370,000 head, down 15 percent from 2010.

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National Agricultural Statistics Service

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