Feeder Cattle

Futures and Market Trends

Live cattle futures are standardized, exchange-traded contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). The contracts represent the delivery of full-grown cattle that are ready to be sold to meat processors, having reached a weight of between around 1,200 and 1,400 pounds.

  • Exchange Symbol GF=F
  • Last 258.025
  • Change -1.800 (-0.69%)
  • Volume 6,585
as of June 22 2024, 02:36pm CST

Market Overview

FEEDER CATTLE FUTURES CONTRACT SPECS

Considering trading feeder cattle futures? Here’s what you need to know.

Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange, FC
Contract Size 50,000 pounds
Tick Size & Value (minimum) $.025/cwt, $10 per contract
Trading Times Monday 9:30AM EST to 2:05PM EST @ Globex
Principle Trading Months January, March, April, May, August, September, October & November