Analysts’ estimates in a survey by Urner Barry, Agrimoney’s sister publication, for the nation’s feedyards with a capacity of 1,000 or more cattle.
The figures represent percentage of a year ago
The averages were calculated without using the high and low estimates.
USDA’s monthly cattle on feed report is scheduled for release on Friday.
|Average of estimates||Range of estimates|
|On-feed January 1||102.1||101.6 - 102.7|
|Placed on feedlots in December||103.3||100.5 - 106.5|
|Marketed in December||105.3||103.9 - 106.1|
Breakdown by survey respondent:
|Analyst||On feed January 1||Placed on feedlots during October
||Marketed in October|
|New Frontier Capital||101.8||100.5||104.8|
|North Dakota State University||101.9||101.9||105.5|
|Texas A&M University||102||102||105.7|