Kansas feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.02 million cattle on feed as of June 1st according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 2 percent from last year. This is the lowest June inventory since 1999.
Placements during May totaled 435,000 head, up 1 percent from 2013.
Fed cattle marketing’s for the month of May totaled 400,000 head, down 2 percent from last year.
Other disappearance during May totaled 25,000 head, up 5,000 head from last year.