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Cattle and Calves
The inventory of Oklahoma cattle and calves totaled 5.1 million head on Jan. 1, 2018, up 2 percent from last year’s inventory. Oklahoma accounts for 5 percent of the total U.S. inventory. Cattle and calves brought the state $3.1 billion in annual cash receipts.
FARM FACT: In the wintertime, mature beef cows with an average body type should eat about 25 to 30 pounds of dry hay or its equivalent per day to get required energy needs.