Definition of stocker in English:

stocker

Line breaks: stock¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈstɒkə
 
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noun

  • 1North American A farm animal, typically a young steer or heifer, destined for slaughter but kept until matured or fattened: [as modifier]: stocker cattle
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    • ‘Putting weight on yearling stocker cattle with forage is a vital agricultural and economic activity here,’ he says.
    • Under the conditions of this trial, program feeding of growing calves increased the gross margin of the stocker cattle enterprise by $32 to 41 per calf.
    • An economic analysis was conducted to determine the cost of the feeding programs and their effect on profitability of the stocker cattle enterprise.
  • 2A person whose job is to fill the shelves of a shop or supermarket with merchandise.
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    • Wal-Mart, which also hires day laborers as store cleaners and shelf stockers, has a contract with Labor Ready.
    • Clerks/shelf stockers begin at $10 and can make $16.
    • We turn great housekeepers into supervisors, virtuoso shelf stockers into salespeople, and managers into leaders.
  • 3North American informal A stock car.
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    • For those who are thinking of getting into racing, short track stockers are a great place to start, as it is comparatively inexpensive, fun, and allows you to attain very good experience in the sport.

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