APPENDIX A:  FEEDLOTS; AREA REQUIREMENTS
   A feedlot is the confinement of livestock or fowl for any period of time to any area less than required below, whether open or enclosed.
 
Class of Livestock
Lot Area, Square Feet per Animal*
Shed, Square Feet per Animal
Beef breeding cows
100
80
Dairy cows
  250**
150
Ewes
60
30
Feeder calves (under 600 lbs.)
60
60
Feeder calves (over 600 lbs.)
80
50
Feeder lambs
30
14
Flock, commercial, per hen
8
4
Flock, farm laying, per hen
12
6
Hogs, finishing (100-255 lbs.)
24
12
Hogs, growing (40-120 lbs.)
10
6
Sows
60
30
Notes:
* For unpaved lots, double the space requirements.
** Double the lot size for complete confinement, such as no exercise lot.
 
(`88 Code, § 8-5)  (Ord. 98-20, passed 11-10-98)