stall-fed


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stall-feed

(stôl′fēd′)
tr.v. stall-fed (-fĕd′), stall-feed·ing, stall-feeds
To lodge and feed (an animal) in a stall for the purpose of fattening.

stall-fed

adj
(Agriculture) (of an animal) kept and fed in a stall, esp in order to be fattened up for slaughter
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stall-fed - (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market
nourished - being provided with adequate nourishment
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stall-fed

[ˈstɔːlfed] ADJengordado en establo
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Because I cannot understand how it is, that while the Egyptian mummies that were buried thousands of years before even Pliny was born, do not measure so much in their coffins as a modern Kentuckian in his socks; and while the cattle and other animals sculptured on the oldest Egyptian and Nineveh tablets, by the relative proportions in which they are drawn, just as plainly prove that the high-bred, stall-fed, prize cattle of Smithfield, not only equal, but far exceed in magnitude the fattest of Pharaoh's fat kine; in the face of all this, I will not admit that of all animals the whale alone should have degenerated.
He sat nigh the Sheriff at meat, and he ran beside his horse when he went a-hunting; so that, what with hunting and hawking a little, and eating rich dishes and drinking good sack, and sleeping until late hours in the morning, he grew as fat as a stall-fed ox.
Then he said aloud, "Here I grow fat like a stall-fed ox and all my manliness departeth from me while I become a sluggard and dolt.
Comparative evaluation of cotton seed meal and sunflower seed meal in urea molasses blocks versus commercial concentrate as supplement to basal ration of wheat straw with stall-fed buffalo calves.
Integrating dairy goats into such a system could improve the environmental situation, since dairy goats are more productive and can be tethered or stall-fed while using minimal land area, thus avoiding land degradation due to overgrazing [4].
The present study found a higher prevalence in stall-fed animals than those grazing or free roaming.
Tropical forage are often coarse and poor in quality and both grazed and stall-fed animals select leaves over stems and terminal parts of stems over basal part to achieve high digestible dry matter intake [16,21].
Since all the surveyed animals were stall-fed dairy animals, cases of road founder was also absent in the surveyed population.