animal husbandry


animal husbandry

noun

: a kind of farming in which people raise animals for meat, milk, eggs, etc.

Full Definition of ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

:  a branch of agriculture concerned with the production and care of domestic animals

First Known Use of ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

1898

animal husbandry

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Controlled cultivation, management, and production of domestic animals, including improvement of the qualities considered desirable by humans by means of breeding. Animals are bred and raised for utility (e.g., food, fur), sport, pleasure, and research. See also beekeeping, dairy farming.

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