stock raiser


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Noun1.stock raiser - farmer who breed or raises livestockstock raiser - farmer who breed or raises livestock
breeder, stock breeder - a person who breeds animals
beef man, cattleman, cow man - a man who raises (or tends) cattle
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
sheepman - a man who raises (or tends) sheep
References in classic literature ?
They were drovers and stock raisers, who had come from far states, and brokers and commission merchants, and buyers for all the big packing houses.
As one American manufacturer said in its 1883 catalog: "We need not present here any argument in favor of Feed Cutters, as it is admitted by every practical farmer that it pays to cut feed; and that a good Feed Cutter is necessary to the complete outfit of the successful farmer or stock raiser.
A common theme is that of increased distance between the farmer, dairyman and stock raiser and the consumer.