Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.09 million cattle on feed on February 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 2 percent from last year.

Placements during January totaled 410,000 head, down 6 percent from 2014.

Fed cattle marketings for the month of January totaled 355,000 head, down 8 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during January totaled 15,000 head, up 5,000 from last year.

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