Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.01 million cattle on feed on October 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 1 percent from last year.

Placements during September totaled 400,000 head, up 3 percent from 2013.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of September totaled 325,000 head, down 8 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during September totaled 15,000 head, unchanged from last year.

Access the National publication for this release at:

http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/nass/CattOnFe//2010s/2014/CattOnFe-10-24-2014.pdf

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