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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Trader C generally implemented this trading pattern from at least June 1, 2015 through October 21, 2016, in the following futures contracts: feeder cattle, lean hogs, live cattle, Kansas City wheat, Soft Red Winter wheat, soybean meal, and soybeans.
The expense of purchasing feeder cattle and feed to finish cattle are the two largest variable costs for the feedlot industry in Indonesia.
The family's diversified farm includes alfalfa, wheat, milo and cotton, as well as a feeder cattle operation.
It's also home to the world's largest stocker and feeder cattle market.
Feeder cattle prices are down by $0.10 per pound from one year ago and U.S.
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.
Animals and Animal Products - Animals and animal products such as live and feeder cattle, beef, frozen and fresh pork bellies, and eggs are mainly traded in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Euronext, the Risk Management Exchange (RMX-in Hannover) and the Central Japan Commodity Exchange (C-COM).
(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.
A string of words poured from his mouth with such velocity that I felt like I was being buffeted by a gale-force wind: "This is a fine bunch of feeder cattle! Who will give me 15 cents, 15, there's 15!
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.Marketings are expected to be down about 10% in September, and this is mainly due to the fact that there were two less days for marketings this year as compared with last year.