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U.S. July 1 Cattle Inventory Unchanged from 2018
USAgNet - 07/22/2019
All cattle and calves in the United States as of July 1 totaled 103 million head, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.
All cows and heifers that had calved totaled 41.7 million head. Beef cows totaled 32.4 million head. Milk cows totaled 9.30 million head. All heifers 500 pounds and over totaled 16.4 million head.
Steers weighing 500 pounds and over totaled 14.7 million head. Bulls weighing 500 pounds and over totaled 2.10 million head.
Calves under 500 pounds totaled 28.1 million head.
All cattle on feed fed for the slaughter market in the United States for all feedlots totaled 13.6 million head.
The 2019 calf crop is expected to be 36.3 million head. Calves born during the first half of the year are estimated at 26.5 million.
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