[ noun ] a building where livestock are fattened for market

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For the best results , feed this level to cattle 3 to 5 days preceding shipment and / or 3 to 5 days following their arrival in your feed_lot .

Not less than 70 milligrams of Aureomycin per head daily to aid in the prevention of liver abscesses in feed-lot beef_cattle .

Aids in minimizing the occurrence of feed-lot bloat due_to high consumption of concentrates .

There are three principal feed_bunk types for dairy and beef_cattle : ( 1 ) Fence-line bunks - cattle eat from one side while feed is put_in from the opposite side of the fence by self unloading wagons ; ( 2 ) Mechanized bunks - they sit within the feed_lot , are filled by a mechanical conveyor above feeding surface ; ( 3 ) Special bunks - as discussed here , they permit cattle to eat from all sides .

Because of their location , on the edge of the feed_lot , fence-line bunks are not in_the_way_of mechanical manure removal .

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