short keep

short keep

said of steers in a feedlot when they are expected to be fattened for 140 days or less. Called also short feed.
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WHY does Clare Short keep on trying to insult our intelligence by trying to wash her hands clean of the innocent blood that she and her Blairite cronies were all complicit in spilling?
You should keep hair simple: If it's long let it hang down your back, if it's short keep it in its normal style but carry a travel-size bottle of styling wax or pomade with you to re-style it when you take it off.
Top Labour figures denied the tax rumour and demanded Short keep personal views out of interviews.
Strong, short keep sorts were only marginally less on the week whereas the younger long keeping sorts were less money.
Strong short keep cattle met a strong demand to a top of pounds 745 for a Limousin x steer from Hill Top Farm, Cassop and to pounds 740 for a Simmental x steer from Thrunton Lowfield.
The quality of the cattle was generally lacking compared to last week whilst well bred short keep sorts continue to make a significant premium.
Numbers were short of requirements and all classes met a brisk trade with strong short keep cattle selling to a top of pounds 720 twice for Limousin cross steers from Longlea and Stotsfold and pounds 670 for Limousin cross heifers from Stotsfold.
The entry consisted of mainly short keep cattle, with very few yearlings forward.
Another good entry of both short keep and summering cattle were sold to a full ring of buyers and met another fast trade.
A mixed selection of cattle from spring born sucklers to forward short keep cattle met a luck lustre demand.
All classes of cattle were easier on the week as a result of the slump in the finished market, with stronger short keep cattle fairing worst, while yearling steers on blue almost maintained last week's trade.
Buyers of short keep store cattle must work out whether the prices they are paying are too high.

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