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Analysts See Cattle on Feed Increasing

03/19/2014 @ 10:22am

The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation's feedyards with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report is scheduled for release at 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT) Friday.

                                Average            Range 
                              of estimates      of estimates 
 
  On-feed Mar 1                 98.9             97.8- 100.1 
  Placed in Feb                109.7            102.2- 118.2 
  Marketed in Feb               97.0             96.0- 100.1 
 
 
   Analyst                      On-Feed      Placements      Marketed 
                                Mar 1        in Feb          in Feb 
 
   Allendale Inc                98.8         107.9           96.0 
   CattleHedging.com            99.4         113.7           96.7 
   CHS                          98.5         104.0           98.0 
   Drake Trading                98.5         106.4           96.7 
   Frontier Risk                99.1         115.8          100.1 
   HedgersEdge                  98.5         108.5           98.3 
   Linn Group                   98.1         103.9           96.5 
   Livestock Mktg Info Ctr      97.8         102.2           96.7 
   North America Risk Mgmt      99.6         114.7           96.7 
   University of Missouri      100.1         118.2           96.1 
   US Commodities               99.2         112.0           97.0

Write to Kelsey Gee at kelsey.gee@wsj.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 19, 2014 10:19 ET (14:19 GMT)

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