Definition of feedlot
: a plot of land on which livestock are fattened for market
Recent Examples of feedlot from the Web
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission alleged that McVean Trading & Investments LLC and its senior executives used trading agreements with feedlots to accumulate bets on cattle futures that circumvented exchange-set limits.
Emergency services for the region of Murcia say that 1,036 pigs died late on Friday in the fire that engulfed a roofed feedlot filled with pig pens.
Inspection clears waste pond for Sorrento whey The owner of an Owyhee County feedlot’s dirt pit will stop storing whey byproduct from the Sorrento Lactalis cheese plant in Nampa.
Stretching across miles of pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colorado, the complex is home to more than 15,000 cows, making it more than a hundred times the size of a typical organic herd.
In the late 1990s, there was still a feedlot operating just east of Greeley.
Most of the beef on Crowd Cow and similar websites is grass-fed, which research has shown has higher levels of healthful omega-3 fatty acids than meat from animals raised on feedlots.
But such guardians are harder to find these days, leading the BLM to spend some $49 million a year to house 46,000 horses in 60 private ranches, corrals, and feedlots.
Normally, groundwater pollution from cattle feedlots is a serious problem.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'feedlot'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of feedlot
Learn More about feedlot
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up feedlot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).