draft animal

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Noun1.draft animal - an animal used for pulling heavy loadsdraft animal - an animal used for pulling heavy loads
work animal - an animal trained for and used for heavy labor
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Like the animals upon which the warriors were mounted, the heavier draft animals wore neither bit nor bridle, but were guided entirely by telepathic means.
The Thurians breed lidi, which, having the strength and intelligence of an elephant, make excellent draft animals.
The Bill fell with the onset of the general election in 2017, but the Government later brought the policy forward in the draft Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentence) Bill in December 2017.
The shorthorn breed was highly valued for its ability to produce both milk and meat, and, when properly trained, is an excellent draft animal. Selective breeding during the 19th century developed shorthorn cattle with maximum milk production, while others were better as beef cattle.
The draft Animal Welfare Bill makes it mandatory for a bull owner to produce proof that the animal is trained before it is allowed to take part in entertainment.
Convinced of the mule's superiority as a draft animal, and impressed by the quality of European donkeys and mules, Washington wrote to King Charles III of Spain, hoping to purchase some of the famous Andalusian donkeys.
The draft Animal Welfare Bill says the government "must have regard to the welfare needs of animals as sentient beings in formulating and implementing government policy".
It cannot be left behind," she said of their water buffalo, a common draft animal in the Philippines.
Animals Lebanon is now in the process of taking their draft animal protection and welfare law for parliamentary approval after it was approved by the Cabinet in 2014.
However, equipment for conservation agriculture is available for all power sources, including human and draft animal power and two-wheel tractors (2WTs), typically in the 10 to 15 hp range.
Included are profiles and discussion by about 60 farmers and equipment manufacturers who use draft animal power, discussion of technical harnessing and hitching, and the use of vintage equipment.