[ self-feed, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈfid, ˈsɛlf- /
verb (used with object), self-fed, self-feed·ing. Agriculture.
to provide a supply of food to (animals) so as to allow them to eat as much and as often as they want.Compare hand-feed(def 1).
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Origin of self-feed
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for self-feed
For this self-feed plan it is claimed that both feed and labor are saved, thus reducing production costs.