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The branch of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, hogs, sheep, and horses.
(Agriculture) the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals
the scientific study or the practice of breeding and tending domestic animals, esp. farm animals.
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|Noun||1.||animal husbandry - breeding and caring for farm animals|
calk - provide with calks; "calk horse shoes"
stand - be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
yoke - put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
inspan - attach a yoke or harness to; "inspan the draft animals"
unyoke - remove the yoke from; "unyoke the cow"
outspan - remove the yoke or harness from; "outspan the draft animals"
unharness - remove the harness from; "unharness a horse"
yoke - become joined or linked together
plant - place into a river; "plant fish"
restock - stock again; "He restocked his land with pheasants"
stock - supply with livestock; "stock a farm"
stock - supply with fish; "stock a lake"
stable - shelter in a stable; "stable horses"