feedlot feedlot  /ˈfid ˌlɑt/


  • (n) a building where livestock are fattened for market


  1. Western Cattle's Inner Mongolia ranch and feedlot is geared to the production of high-quality beef.
  2. A 1,000-head feedlot produces up to 280 tons of manure a week, and the smell can be powerful.
  3. Less fortunate are the feedlot owners who paid record prices to buy cattle this fall but now will probably have to sell them to processors for far less than planned.


  1. Notus feedlot reaches settlement with EPA

    BOISE — W/T Land & Cattle Inc., a cattle feedlot near Notus, has reached a $42,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for discharging pollutants into the Boise River without
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. BLOG: Idaho Feedlot Reaches $42,000 Settlement with EPA

    Looks like another large cattle feedlot has agreed to a settlement for illegally discharging pollutants.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Times-News

  3. Feedlot reaches settlement with EPA over Boise River pollution

    BOISE -- The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with an Idaho cattle feedlot accused of discharging pollutants into the Boise River. EPA officials say that in 2011, W/T Land & Cattle allowed animal waste to get into the river during and after flood events without a permit. The feedlot is located on the banks of the river near Notus. EPA Compliance and Enforcement Director ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KTVB Boise

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  1. "Neighbors shouldn't be driven from their homes because a feedlot fails to comply with basic regulations," Swanson said.
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Lori Swanson Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "They are then to remain in the identified feedlot until they are hauled to a slaughter plant in a sealed truck," Rick Fox, president of the Stockgrowers Association, said in a press release.
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Rick Fox Source: Aberdeen American News

  3. "Using grasslands for livestock agriculture creates great environmental problems, which greatly limit its usefulness. Grazing systems require ten times more land than feedlot agriculture, in which animals are simply given feed grown on cropland....
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Keith Akers Source: AlterNet

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