A stockyard is an enclosure for the keeping of
livestock. In the United States, stockyards are regulated by the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. They are sometimes associated with slaughterhouses.
Some stockyards include:
Omaha Stockyards, Nebraska, USA
Kansas City Stockyards, Missouri, USA
Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas, USA
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois, USA
*Stockyard Landing, original name of
Stockyard, Queensland, Australia
The Stockyard Stoics, a punk rock band
Stockyard, rock band - early 1970's - from Amsterdam - Netherlands
Stockyard Magazine, a Chicago-based publication.
* A "stock yard" can also refer to various storage yards used in mining, manufacturing, and transportation of goods.
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stockyard — [stäk′yärd΄] n. 1. an enclosure for stock on a farm ☆ 2. an enclosure with pens, sheds, etc. where cattle, hogs, sheep, or horses are kept temporarily before slaughtering or shipment usually used in pl … English World dictionary
stockyard — noun Date: 1756 a yard for stock; specifically one in which transient cattle, sheep, swine, or horses are kept temporarily for slaughter, market, or shipping … New Collegiate Dictionary
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