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French Equivalent: Enclos à bestiaux

A beef cattle feedlot is an enclosure where cattle are kept. Feedlots are a potential hazard to the environment as they cause water pollution, and degradation of the lands and plants receiving polluted water.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Environmental indicators for agriculture

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, November 2, 2001