Animal husbandry



the science of breeding, feeding, and tending domestic animals, especially farm animals.
Contemporary Examples

Maybe no one will be the “husband” (as in, animal husbandry) and no one the chattel.
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Historical Examples

And this fact, which is so well established that it requires no argument, plainly shows that animal husbandry pays.
Pratt’s Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry Pratt Food Co.

Girls also helped with the dishes, fed chickens, and cooked while boys tackled plowing, threshing and animal husbandry.
Frying Pan Farm Elizabeth Brown Pryor

Boys were schooled in agronomy, mechanics and animal husbandry and pursued individual projects in these fields.
Frying Pan Farm Elizabeth Brown Pryor

Farming and animal husbandry replaced scavenging, hunting, and foraging.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

John Milton was a noble poet, but he was not a safe guide in matters pertaining to animal husbandry.
The Red Cow and Her Friends Peter McArthur

animal husbandry is the sure foundation of profitable, permanent agriculture.
Pratt’s Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry Pratt Food Co.

noun
the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals
animal husbandry
The branch of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, hogs, sheep, and horses.

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