Definition of self-feeder in English:


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Pronunciation: /sɛlfˈfiːdə


  • 1A furnace or machine that renews its own fuel or material automatically.
  • 2A device for supplying food to farm animals automatically.
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    • If calves were consuming 1 to 2 kg of forage daily, then the roughage portion of the diet in the self-feeder could be removed to reduce feed cost.
    • However, the type of self-feeders used in this experiment differed from those used in Experiment 1.
    • Each pen had slatted metal flooring and contained a stainless steel self-feeder and one nipple waterer to allow ad libitum access to feed and water.




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