the breeding and raising of livestock for marketing or exhibition.

Origin of stockbreeding

First recorded in 1935–40; stock + breeding
Related formsstock·breed·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stockbreeder

Historical Examples of stockbreeder

  • No stockbreeder in his senses ever thinks of breeding from a youthful, immature sire.

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    William T. Hornaday

British Dictionary definitions for stockbreeder



a person who breeds or rears livestock as an occupation
Derived Formsstockbreeding, noun
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