the science of breeding, feeding, and tending domestic animals, especially farm animals.
Words nearby animal husbandry
Origin of animal husbandry
First recorded in 1915–20
OTHER WORDS FROM animal husbandryanimal husbandman, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for animal husbandry
the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals
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Scientific definitions for 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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