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STOCKYARDS — with or without butchering

This classification applies to the temporary care and feeding of livestock that are en route to slaughterhouses or to market. This classification also applies to the butchering of livestock and the processing, packaging and distribution of meat in connection with the employer's stockyard operations.

Livestock butchering operations that do not include stockyard operations shall be classified as 2081(1), Butchering.

The raising of stock animals shall be classified as 0038(1), Stock Farms.

The feeding and fattening of livestock for other concerns on a fee basis to prepare livestock for butchering shall be classified as 0038(2), Livestock Feed Yards.

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Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date
STOCKYARDS — with or without butchering1/1/2016
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