drylot


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drylot

(ˈdraɪˌlɒt)
n
(Agriculture) a bare outdoor enclosure for livestock
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Cows used shade extensively on California drylot dairies.
1999) have reported greater ADG in drylot lambs than in grazing lambs although their lambs were raised on different types of pasture.
The NRCS recommendations were having me take all the animals off all the fields during winter, and put them in a drylot.
Growth and carcass characteristics of lambs grazing cowpea, sudangrass or fed in drylot.
lagoon, slurry, pit, and drylot systems), and overall farm management.
Drylot A method of managing dairy cattle in which they live in large pens, and are provided all of their grains and forages.
In the United States, most operators choose the large confinement-based model with freestall or drylot housing, whereas producers in countries with warmer climates choose the pasture-based model.
Cryptosporidium muris: prevalence, persistency, and detrimental effect on milk production in a drylot dairy.
Muscle composition and fatty acids profile in lams fattened in drylot or pasture.
Letting Down--The adjusting period, with some loss of flesh, which takes place when beef cattle are changed form heavy, drylot feeding to open pastures or range feeding.
From 1600 h until the following morning, cattle were kept in drylot with water and mineral blocks available.