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  • n  enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

  • Answer: Major packers have their plants surrounding the stockyards to which livestock purchased is driven direct for slaughter.
  • I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury .
  • Over the stockyards fence jumped the flames, began gnawing at the cheap little houses along Halsted Street.
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  • Attractive firms come to attractive city
    Who would put an industrial facility on a former stockyard and landfill with poor access from the expressway? The folks at New Belgium Brewing Co., that's who.
    June 14, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Pipeline firms eye stockyard sites
    Planners of the Constitution Pipeline have identified sites in Otsego and Schoharie counties that could potentially be used as temporary stockyards for equipment and supplies during the construction of the proposed 122-mile natural gas transmission system.
    June 12, 2013 - The Daily Star

  • JM Coetzee in News24
    Coetzee wrote: "In the 20th Century, a group of powerful and bloody-minded men in Germany hit on the idea of adapting the methods of the industrial stockyard, as pioneered and perfected in Chicago, to the slaughter - or what they preferred to call...
  • Sunil Khan in The Statesman
    Mr Khan said: "There was no such hidden motive. The DVC had no stockyard here and for that they were given my premises for temporary use. What's wrong with this?"

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