- the horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals kept or raised on a farm or ranch.
Origin of livestock
Related Words for livestockherd, oxen, fowl, domestic, swine, cattle, flock, horses, sheep, livestock, pigs, stock, calves, dogies, longhorn, strays
Examples from the Web for livestock
Contemporary Examples of livestock
Biologist Mattson is alarmed by the abrupt 2008 rise in grizzly mortality from conflicts both with livestock and hunters.What It Takes to Kill a Grizzly Bear
November 23, 2014
And in the land of livestock and grassland and corral and endless highway, that is more or less everything.The Death of a Rodeo Cowboy
May 11, 2014
This was where they corralled their livestock at night, and where the warm smell of animals still lingered.On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco
January 22, 2014
The bacteria in the bowels of livestock are influenced by the antibiotics gobbled up.
And if that bacteria has encountered too much antibiotic in livestock feed and has developed antibiotic resistance and you eat it.
Historical Examples of livestock
When it came to loans, his judgment on land and livestock was never disputed.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Each share carried with it a certain portion of land and livestock.The Fathers of New England
Charles M. Andrews
This we were loath to do as it would jeopardize our crops and livestock.Old Rail Fence Corners
The livestock had been removed, but every house in the valley was stocked with supplies.Through Three Campaigns
G. A. Henty
Further to the east are corrals and holding pens for livestock.Trinity [Atomic Test] Site
The National Atomic Museum
- (functioning as singular or plural) cattle, horses, poultry, and similar animals kept for domestic use but not as pets, esp on a farm or ranch