The number of cattle on feed on Dec. 1, 2012, in Kansas feedlots with 1,000 head or more capacity totaled 2.17 million head

The number of cattle on feed on Dec. 1, 2012, in Kansas feedlots with 1,000 head or more capacity totaled 2.17 million head, down 8 percent from a year ago and down 2 percent from Nov. 1, 2012.

This is the lowest December 1 inventory since 1995 at 2.15 million head.