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Ag stats: Kansas cattle on feed up 2 percent in February

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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.