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Iowa Cattle on Feed Down 3 Percent from 2019
Iowa Ag Connection - 03/23/2020

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 670,000 head on March 1, 2020, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service -- Cattle on Feed report. This was unchanged from February, but down 6 percent from March 1, 2019. Iowa feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head had 625,000 head on feed, down 2 percent from last month and down 3 percent from last year. Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in all Iowa feedlots totaled 1,295,000 head, down 1 percent from last month and down 4 percent from last year.

Placements of cattle and calves in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during February totaled 108,000 head, down 3 percent from January and down 19 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head placed 69,000 head, down 22 percent from January but up 44 percent from last year. Placements for all feedlots in Iowa totaled 177,000 head, down 11 percent from January and down 2 percent from last year.

Marketings of fed cattle from Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head during February totaled 106,000 head, down 2 percent from January and down 3 percent from last year. Feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head marketed 79,000 head, up 27 percent from January and up 103 percent from last year. Marketings for all feedlots in Iowa were 185,000 head, up 9 percent from January and up 25 percent from last year. Other disappearance from all feedlots in Iowa totaled 7,000 head.

NOTE: This report is a combination of estimates from the USDA Cattle on Feed survey for Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship-funded Cattle on Feed survey for Iowa feedlots with a capacity of less than 1,000 head.

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