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

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Published Friday, March 25, 2022

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. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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