From the movie Misery (1990):

What do you think I say when I go to the feed store in town? "Now, Wally, give me a bag of that F-ing pig feed and 10 pounds of that bitchly cow corn"?

From the context I can guess that a feed store is a store where you buy a food for your livestock. Is my guess correct? Or could a feed store mean a grocer?

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    The context indicates that it's a store where ypu buy food for your livestock. Commented Apr 30, 2017 at 11:45

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Yes, that's exactly what a feed store is.

Note this is specifically food for livestock (horses, cows, pigs, chickens, etc.) and not (necessarily) pets. Food for dogs, cats, birds, fish, gerbils, etc. is sold at a pet store.

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    I would say that there is some overlap between feed store and pet store here. I have been to feed mills that have sold both. This may be because of the overlap between what is livestock and what is a pet.
    – K.A.Monica
    Commented Apr 30, 2017 at 19:35

Yes, feed here means "food for domestic animals". You'd go to a feed store to buy food for livestock:

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Many feed stores may sell more than just feed. It's quite likely that they will sell other things needed for livestock, such as saddles, grooming products, and vaccines.

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