- Associated Press - Friday, December 18, 2015

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 245,000 cattle on feed on December 1, up 4 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during November totaled 45,000 head, down 15 percent from 2014.

Marketings of fed cattle during in November totaled 38,000 head, up 12 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during November totaled 2,000 head, down 2,000 head from last year.

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