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stock raising

the breeding and raising of livestock.
Origin of stock raising
First recorded in 1790-1800
Related forms
stock raiser, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The contribution of Belgium to farming and stock raising has been immense.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols
  • Had settled there about three years before and engaged in stock raising.

    To and Through Nebraska Frances I. Sims Fulton
  • stock raising, in a small way, may be called a Seminole industry.

  • The stock raising industry of nearly 20 places on the modern map owes its beginnings to this indefatigable man.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • Among the neglected industries, none stand out more conspicuously than stock raising.

    Florida: An Ideal Cattle State Florida State Live Stock Association
  • He formerly lived in the Sun river valley and was engaged in farming and stock raising there for several years.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • The long and severe winter and the frozen moss-covered ground are serious obstacles to agriculture and stock raising.

    Golden Alaska Ernest Ingersoll
  • In all stock raising enterprises, plenty of fresh water is absolutely essential.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Southwestern Minnesota has many advantages for stock raising, its soil is good, none better.

    Catholic Colonization in Minnesota Catholic Colonization Bureau of Minnesota
  • He has a herd of six hundred head of cattle and his stock raising interests are very profitable.

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