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.

Other Words for Cattle

Cattle Noun Synonyms: livestock, stock, beef, cows, bulls, bullocks, steers, bovines, oxen
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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

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. MORE

Fed Cattle

Business / Agriculture / Fed Cattle: Animals leaving a feedlot, after fattening on a high protein ration, that are ready to be sold to a packing plant for slaughter. Beef cattle are typically sold to packers at about 1,100 pounds, which MORE

Cattle Cycle

Business / Agriculture / Cattle Cycle: The approximately 10-year period in which the number of U.S. beef cattle is alternatively expanded and reduced over several consecutive years in response to perceived changes in profitability by produ MORE

Beef (Cattle) Price Index (BPI)

Business / Agriculture / Beef (Cattle) Price Index (BPI): An index of the weighted average annual price for beef cattle, excluding calves, for a 16 western state area as compared with a specific base period equal to 100. This index is used in calculating fed MORE

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