factory farm


noun
  1. a farm in which animals are bred and fattened using modern industrial methods

Derived forms of factory farm

  • factory farming, noun

Words Nearby factory farm

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How to use factory farm in a sentence

  • Further compounding the risk is the tremendous centralization of the factory farm system.

    9 Reasons to Beware Eggs | The Daily Beast | August 20, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • But I challenge any reader of this interview to get an invitation to a factory farm.

    Foer's Call to Arms | Jane Ciabattari | November 1, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • You see, this is a factory farm from fence to fence, except this forty which Polly bosses, and the utilitarian idea is on top.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • When I undertook the experiment of a factory farm, I placed the limit of capital to be invested at about $60,000.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • It is not necessary to spend so much on a five-hundred-acre farm, and a factory farm need not contain so many acres.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • Countless schemes at length resolved themselves into a factory farm, which should be a source of pleasure as well as of income.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • I began to talk about the hen plant, and have wandered to my favorite fad,—the factory farm.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter