Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.49 million cattle on feed on June 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 1% from last year.
Placements during May totaled 480,000 head, down 5% from 2021.
Fed cattle marketings for the month of May totaled 460,000 head, up 3% from last year. Other disappearance during May totaled 10,000 head, unchanged from last year.