While most of ISDA’s regulatory oversight regarding feedlots and markets pertains to protecting animal health, there are some environmental regulations as well.

Angus cattle herd at feedlot.

Approved Feedlots & Rodeo Bull Lots

Facilities approved to feed special classes of cattle. These facilities renew annually.


Public Livestock Markets require a charter that renews annually.


ISDA mostly regulates how feedlots manage their waste.

Facilities which can receive cattle without identification and apply tags on arrival.

Program designed to minimize adverse impacts on surface or ground water.

Requirements for livestock disposal and resources for found animals.


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