the science of breeding, feeding, and tending domestic animals, especially farm animals.
Origin of animal husbandry
First recorded in 1915–20
Related formsanimal 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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Science 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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