At the Mc6 feedlot alone, the capacity is 55,000 head of cattle.
One of the biggest sources of contamination is probably the way that cattle are raised on feedlots, Wilkins said.
That’s because, according to some studies, feedlots actually are the most efficient way to raise beef cattle.
The Associated Press FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2004 file photo, livestock stand in a feedlot outside Caldwell, Idaho.
But to fully understand feedlots, you also need to understand the feed.
But, when it comes to the climate, feedlot ethics are anything but simple.
Cattle are also produced for sale for slaughter and, in recent years, for sale to feedlots for fattening.