Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 1.94 million cattle on feed on July 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 2 percent from last year.

Placements during June totaled 335,000 head, up 6 percent from 2014.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of June totaled 400,000 head, down 5 percent from last year. 

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