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A plot of ground on which livestock are fattened for market.


(Agriculture) an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market


or feed′ lot`,

an area or establishment near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market.
Also called feed′yard`.
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Noun1.feedlot - a building where livestock are fattened for marketfeedlot - a building where livestock are fattened for market
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
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Under the Plan, an investment of Rs 60 billion would be made in major areas of investment including productivity increase through genetic improvement, supporting feed lot fattening of large and small ruminants and development of meat processing and marketing infrastructure.
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Dr Michael Humavindu said, Namibia is ready to become the beef centre in southern Africa and more once the development of a meat processing plant and feed lot at the Kavango Cattle Ranch is finished.
Because of its carefully cultivated offerings, Liberty Heights Fresh draws a wide variety of shoppers who have myriad goals for the food they want -- everything from eating more organics to wanting to stay clear of genetically modified foods to avoiding animals raised on a feed lot.
coli strain is the result of the feed lot diet changing the pH in the cow's rumen.
Otros actores sociales que se encuentran en menor medida, poseen establecimientos con marcados perfiles empresariales, entre ellos, el caso de un engorde a corral o feed lot (Figura 4).
of Punjab through L and DD Department and PAMCO has taken initiative called save the Calf scheme" and the Feed Lot Fattening Project".
The BLC has re-certified its feed lot and slaughterhouse in accordance with Australian standards and Mr Zainal said Bahrain would make substantial savings.
Darin Hill, 39, has been a minimum-wage worker for 19 years on a farm and feed lot outside Ontario, supporting his wife, Cathy, and their two children on about $300 a week.
Most animals start off that way, but finish at a feed lot where they eat corn and oats with the intent to gain weight.
2 Calories of fossil fuel energy that go into producing every calorie of feed lot beef in the United States vs.
Business owners, whether they run an accounting firm or a feed lot, are probably reeling from the financial challenges of the last few years.