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animal husbandry

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noun

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

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Origin of animal husbandry

First recorded in 1915–20
animal husbandman, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for animal husbandry

animal husbandry

noun

the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals
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Scientific definitions for animal husbandry

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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