A feedlot or feed yard is a type of animal feeding operation which is used in intensive animal farming, notably beef cattle, but also swine, horses, sheep, turkeys, chickens or ducks, prior to slaughter.
Find below are the list of Feedlots In South Africa
Karan Beef Feedlot
SA Feedlot Association
Macbeef Abattoir and Feedlot
Triple C Feedlot
Karan Beef Pty Ltd
Sparta Beef Taaiboschbult
Karan Beef Group
S I S Farming Group (Pty) Ltd
Triple A Beef
Morgan Beef (Pty) Ltd
Berlin Beef Group
Sernick (Pty) Ltd
How many feedlots does South Africa have?
There are approximately 70 feedlots in South Africa and 495 abattoirs.
Where are most feedlot operations located?
Most are located in the Texas panhandle, Oklahoma panhandle, Kansas, and Nebraska. Most feedlots are relatively close to a packing plant or slaughterhouse to keep trucking costs down when the animals are ready to be slaughtered.
How many cattle does Karan beef have?
Group. Our heritage and future are firmly South African. When we initially began feedlotting on the Karan family farm in 1974, our herd comprised of less than 100 cattle. Today we accommodate up to 180 000 head of cattle (including Cattle on backgrounding), officially making Karan Beef the largest feedlot in Africa.
Where is the largest cattle feedlot?
Share: With more than 900,000-head across eleven US locations, Five Rivers Cattle, LLC. is the world’s largest cattle feeder. Kersey, Colorado is home to the Kuner Feedlot, which currently houses up to 100,000-head on the 400 acre feedyard area.
Is there money in feedlots?
“The top third of lots averaged a $90.26/head profit, while the bottom third had a $39.15/head loss.” … Of all the cattle surveyed, the top-third, high-profit lots had an average daily gain (ADG) of 3.31 lbs. That compares with 2.68 lbs. for the low third, and 3.13 lbs.