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Cattle on feed down 8%

Cattle on feed down 8% 
Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in U.S. feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.1 million head on Oct. 1, 8% less than a year earlier. September placements totaled 2.03 million head (1.96 million net), up 1% from a year earlier. September fed cattle marketings totaled 1.70 million, down 6%.
Source: USDA Cattle on Feed report, Oct. 31
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