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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17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will change daily price limits in its CME Feeder Cattle futures effective Thursday, December 18, pursuant to its emergency action authority.
South East Asia Livestock Shipping Services and Elders believes it is unlikely exporters would ever use the Port of Brisbane to send slaughter and feeder cattle to Asian markets
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.
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.
Substantially higher corn prices will continue to increase feed costs for cattle feeders, resulting in downward pressure on stocker and feeder cattle prices.
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.
A study conducted in 2004 and 2005 by UC scientists showed that feeder cattle prices were discounted by increasing amounts in markets located farther west, relative to Midwestern prices (Blank et al.