noun[mass noun] British
Livestock that has been fattened for slaughter.
- Yorkshire is a lone voice in trying to lobby Whitehall to see if we can get fatstock markets classified as slaughter points so that the 20-day ban is not triggered.
- This column is meant to be about marketing and, without wishing to be boring, I repeat my reflections on the lessons to be learned from last year in our specialist field of selling fatstock.
- When the first sale of fatstock by auction was held at York Cattle Market, butchers were able to buy the stock most suited to their particular trade, and through them, the housewife was able to exercise her choice.
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