noun Date: 1889 a plot of land on which livestock are fattened for market

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  • Feedlot — A feedlot or feedyard is a type of Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) (also known as factory farming ) which is used for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, prior to slaughter. They may contain thousands of animals in an array of pens …   Wikipedia

  • feedlot — /ˈfidlɒt/ (say feedlot) noun 1. an area of land on which livestock are kept in large numbers and fed on grain, as opposed to pasture, in order to fatten them just prior to selling them. –verb (t) (feedlotted, feedlotting) 2. to fatten up… …   Australian English dictionary

  • feedlot — /feed lot /, n. 1. a plot of ground, often near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market. 2. a commercial establishment that operates a feedlot. Also, feed lot. Also called feedyard /feed yahrd /. [1885 90; FEED + LOT]… …   Universalium

  • feedlot — noun Land on which cattle are fattened for market …   Wiktionary

  • feedlot — feed′lot or feed′ lot n. ahb. an area or establishment near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market Also called feed′yard . Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Feedlot Alley — is a nickname given to a 500 km² area northwest of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada known for its intensive livestock operations. The area is home to over 500,000 cattle and 180,000 hogs.CriticismIn 1998, Chinook Health, the health authority that… …   Wikipedia

  • National Feedlot Corporation — is a company owned by Agroscience Industries Sdn Bhd with participation from the Government of Malaysia. Its commercial interest is the development of a planned, integrated and sustainable Malaysian beef industry through the development of the… …   Wikipedia

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