animal husbandry

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animal husbandry

n.
The branch of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, hogs, sheep, and horses.

animal husbandry

n
(Agriculture) the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals

an′imal hus′bandry


n.
the scientific study or the practice of breeding and tending domestic animals, esp. farm animals.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.animal husbandry - breeding and caring for farm animalsanimal husbandry - breeding and caring for farm animals
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
calk - provide with calks; "calk horse shoes"
stand - be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
breed, cover - copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"
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"
harness, tackle - put a harness; "harness the horse"
unharness - remove the harness from; "unharness a horse"
yoke, link - link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
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"
Translations

animal husbandry

nViehwirtschaft f

animal husbandry

nallevamento di animali
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