Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.36 million cattle on feed on October 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 7 percent from last year.
Placements during September totaled 445,000 head, down 12 percent from 2021.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of September totaled 455,000 head, up 5 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during September totaled 10,000 head, unchanged from last year.