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stock raising

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noun
  1. the breeding and raising of livestock.
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Origin of stock raising

First recorded in 1790–1800
Related formsstock raiser, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

farmingranchingpasturage

Examples from the Web for stock raising

Historical Examples

  • He is a man of considerable means, and is going in largely for stock-raising.

    The Hound From The North

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • Laws for the encouragement of stock-raising have been promulgated.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • Of these, the larger proportion were engaged in ranching and stock-raising.

    Buckskin Mose

    Buckskin Mose

  • Stock-raising, mining, and manufacturing were also extensively carried on.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman

  • The Gaucho,1 now degenerated into the peon,2 is only available for stock-raising.