Feeder Cattle

Feeder Cattle

Cattle separated from a herd's breeding stock. They are kept in a different area and fed food intended to fatten them for slaughter. See also: Beef.
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Increased second-quarter 2017 Feeder Cattle, Live Cattle and Lean Hog futures and options ADV 61 percent, 29 percent and 26 percent, respectively, compared with second-quarter 2016
Effective Monday, February 29, and pending CFTC approval, the proposed trading hours for live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hog futures and options will change while the daily settlement period and procedures for CME livestock contracts will remain unchanged.
150) Nevertheless, live cattle prices kept falling, with fed cattle prices down another $1 to $2 per cwt and feeder cattle prices were down another $4 to $8 per cwt.
High feed costs paired with high calf and feeder cattle prices made it almost impossible to be in the black even with strong fed cattle prices.
Tightening supply of available feeder cattle, drought in the US and surging feedgrain and hay prices are factors which likely contributed to the lower placements, which could come out at the lowest level for September since the new series began in 1996.
Then we sold those and got more involved in feeder cattle.
Canadian pasture and forage conditions have also been at or above average, keeping feeder cattle comfortably within the Canadian border, the report notes.
9 million anaerobic digester near West Amana has been hailed for its ability to convert feeder cattle manure along with industrial and food processing waste into power.
Raising beef animals from start to finish on your place can be a very efficient way to produce them, and you are less dependent on the grain markets and fluctuating prices for feeder cattle.
Todd Staples, the Texas commissioner of agriculture, estimates that Texas imported about 512,000 feeder cattle from Mexico in 2010, or about half of the 1.
Blach expects feeder cattle prices to be at a record high in 2011, along with higher calf prices in the spring.
In addition, feeder cattle prices and margins are not thought to provide much incentive for producers to expand in 2010.