Cattle Supply and Demand in U.S.
  In Thousands of Head
Cattle &
Calves on
Farms Calves Total Total Deaths on Total
Jan. 1 Imports Born Supply Slaughter Farms Exports Disappearance
1993       99,176        2,499        39,369        142,750       34,746         4,630          153              39,529
1994     100,974        2,083        40,105        143,799       35,691         4,254          231              40,176
1995     102,755        2,786        40,264        145,805       37,294         4,382           95              41,771
1996     103,548        1,965        39,823        145,336       38,575         4,572          174              43,321
1997     101,656        2,046        38,961        142,663       38,111         4,676          282              43,069
1998       99,744        2,034        38,812        140,590       37,138         4,210          285              41,633
1999       99,115        1,945        38,796        139,856       37,642         4,114          329              42,085
2000       98,198        2,187        38,631        139,016       37,588         4,132          481              42,201
2001       97,277        2,437        38,280        137,994       36,577          451
2002       96,704        2,446        38,193        137,343          240
U.S. Cattle Placings and Marketings in 7 States
In Thousands of Head - 7 States
Placed on
Feedlots Marketings
1993 20474 19048
1994 18399 17892
1995 20034 18753
1996 19506 18636
1997 20765 19552
1998 19697 19440
1999 21531 20124
2000 21710 20654
2001 20573 19965
2002 20214 20279