from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plot of ground on which livestock are fattened for market.
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- n. Land on which cattle are fattened for market
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- n. a building where livestock are fattened for market
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In essence, this exemption allows organic cows to be confined and fed grain for four months prior to slaughter, also known as feedlot finishing.
In practice, this exemption allows organic beef cattle to be confined and fed grain for four months prior to slaughter, a practice known as feedlot finishing.
In modern "feedlot" beekeeping, bees are unloaded in yards where they await their next pollination job.
Beefalo vary in appearance; some have cow faces and bison humps, while others look like typical feedlot cattle except for their curly, shaggy hides.
I grew up in Iowa and hunted feedlot deer that roamed around grain feilds.
The AGA logo means the meat is from ruminant animals cattle, bison, sheep, or goats who were raised entirely on grass and forage, without confinement in a feedlot, and who were never given antibiotics or hormones.
But they could be fed grain or grass and confined to a feedlot.
Industrialization was eventually applied to animals that supply consumers with meat and dairy products through concentrated-animal feedlot operations (CAFOs) or factory farms.
That increase translates into a windfall for U.S. grain farmers but pain for cattle feedlot owners, who fatten their livestock with grain.
The course trains ranchers, feedlot operators, butchers, chefs—anyone, really, who loves a good, thick rib-eye—in the fine art of promoting and defending red meat.
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