a farming system in which industrial procedures are utilized, e.g. animals in crates moving past a fixed feeding point at prearranged intervals, battery accommodation, debeaking, single animal accom modation with no physical contact between animals.
Copyright: Blood DC, Studdert VP, 1999. Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 2nd Edition. London, UK: WB Saunders.
Date of entry: 19/02/2009