Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.35 million cattle on feed on August 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 2 percent from last year.
Placements during July totaled 450,000 head, up 2 percent from 2021.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of July totaled 440,000 head, down 6 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during July totaled 10,000 head, unchanged from last year.