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South Dakota cattle on feed down 7%

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals had 215,000 cattle on feed on June 1, down 7% from last year.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during May totaled 39,000 head, up 11% from 2012.

Marketings of fed cattle during the month totaled 4,000 head, down 20% over the year.

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