Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.02 million cattle on feed on June 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was unchanged from last year.
Placements during May totaled 345,000 head, down 21 percent from 2014.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of May totaled 375,000 head, down 6 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during May totaled 10,000 head, down 15,000 from last year.