creep-feed

[kreep-feed]

verb (used with object), creep-fed, creep-feed·ing.

to feed (animals) in a creep feeder.

Nearby words

  1. creeley,
  2. creeley, robert,
  3. creep,
  4. creep feeder,
  5. creep up on,
  6. creep-feeding,
  7. creep-grazing,
  8. creepage,
  9. creeper,
  10. creepie

Origin of creep-feed

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for creep-feeding

creep-feeding

noun

the practice of feeding young farm animals (esp piglets, calves, and lambs) in a sectioned-off part of their indoor environment, in order to prevent the mother from gaining access to the food
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