self feed

self-feed

[self-feed, self-]
verb (used with object), self-fed, self-feeding. 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 ).

Origin:
1865–70

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