Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.51 million cattle on feed on March 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 2% from last year.
Placements during February totaled 430,000 head, up 13% from 2021.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of February totaled 450,000 head, up 7% from last year.
Other disappearance during February totaled 10,000 head, unchanged from last year.