animal husbandry

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Origin of animal husbandry

First recorded in 1915–20
Related formsanimal husbandman, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for animal husbandry

farming, ranching, pasturage

British Dictionary definitions for animal husbandry

animal husbandry

  1. the science of breeding, rearing, and caring for farm animals
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animal husbandry in Science

animal husbandry

  1. The branch of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, hogs, sheep, and horses.
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