Feed Ratio

Business / Agriculture / Feed Ratio: The relationship of the cost of feeding animals to their market weight, expressed as a ratio to the sale price of animals, such as the hog/corn ratio. This serves as an indicator of the profit margin or lack of profit in feeding animals to market weight.

Other Words for Feed

Feed Adjective Synonyms: provision, cater or provide (for), victual, purvey, provender, supply, maintain, nurture, nourish, board, support, sustain, wine and dine
Feed Verb Synonyms: fodder, forage, pasturage, silage, food, provender
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Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio)

Business / Agriculture / Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio): Number of bushels of corn equal in value to 100 pounds of live hogs (feed ratio). Put another way, the price of hogs, per hundredweight, divided by the price of corn per bushel. Since corn is a major MORE

Operating Ratio

Business / Finance / Operating Ratio: A ratio that measures a firm's operating efficiency. MORE

Operating Performance Ratio

Business / Accounting / Operating Performance Ratio: An overall measure of the efficiency of operations during a period: computed by dividing net income by net sales. MORE

Open-Market Purchase Operation

Business / Finance / Open-Market Purchase Operation: A systematic program of repurchasing shares of stock in market transactions at current market prices, in competition with other prospective investors. MORE

Open-Market Operation

Business / Finance / Open-Market Operation: Purchase or sale of government securities by the monetary authorities to increase or decrease the domestic money supply. MORE

Open-Market Operations

Business / Real Estate / Open-Market Operations: The buying and selling of government securities by the Federal Reserve to control the amount of money in circulation. MORE

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