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 yields a carcass weight of about 660 pounds.
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Cattle Noun Synonyms: livestock, stock, beef, cows, bulls, bullocks, steers, bovines, oxen
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