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feedlots
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
Definition
Confinement facilities where cattle are fed to produce beef for the commercial trade.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9194.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9194
Used For
dry lot feeding
drylot feeding
feed lots
feed yards
feedyards
stockyards
Broader Term
animal feeding operations
Related Term
animal nutrition
fattening farms
livestock feeds
Spanish
feedlot
Term Number
9194