South Dakota cattle on feed down 8 percent
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 180,000 cattle on feed on Oct. 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 8 percent from last year.
Placements during September totaled 43,000 head, down 14 percent from 2012.
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