Feeder Cattle

Business / Agriculture / Feeder Cattle: A steer or cow mature enough to be placed in a feedlot where it will be fattened prior to slaughter. Feeder calves are less than 1 year old: feeder yearlings are between 1 and 2 years old.

Other Words for Cattle

Cattle Noun Synonyms: livestock, stock, beef, cows, bulls, bullocks, steers, bovines, oxen
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Mucous-Bag Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Mucous-Bag Suspension Feeder: Suspension feeder employing a sheet or bag of mucus to trap particles nonselectively MORE

Ingestive Feeders

Science / Biology / Ingestive Feeders: Animals that ingest food through a mouth. MORE

Absorptive Feeders

Science / Biology / Absorptive Feeders: Animals such as tapeworms that ingest food through the body wall. These animals can be very dangerous if injested. MORE

Stocker Cattle

Business / Agriculture / Stocker Cattle: Calves or older animals maintained, often on pasture or rangeland, to increase weight and maturity before being placed in a feedlot. MORE

Substrate Feeders

Science / Biology / Substrate Feeders: Animals such as earthworms or termites that eat the soil or wood through which they burrow. MORE

Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder: Suspension feeder that traps particles on distinct tentacles or tube feet (in echinoderms) MORE

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