- Associated Press - Friday, April 22, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 265,000 cattle on feed on April 1, up 13 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during March totaled 34,000 head, up 3 percent from last year.

Marketings of fed cattle during March totaled 38,000 head, up 19 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during March totaled 1,000 head, unchanged from last year.

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