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animal husbandry
▪ After breakfast they would work for two or three hours on the School of Animal Husbandry bush clearing or fencing.
▪ He wrote of food, farming, animal husbandry, and village storytellers, of shaman priests and wupo, witches.
▪ Large estates also allow for specialization, replacing the general purpose farm with a balanced plant and animal husbandry.
▪ Let us examine the evolution of animal husbandry in the light of these three great, if harsh, truths.
▪ Nations around the world are changing animal husbandry practices to block the potential spread of deadly animal disease to the dinner table.
▪ The form of animal husbandry adopted depends on the type of facilities available and the nature of the experiments.
▪ The great distinction, clearly, is between the areas with and without animal husbandry.
▪ Thus the early killing age at Walton need not be a reflection of success in animal husbandry.
animal husbandry

n. The management and care of farm animals by humans for profit, in which genetic qualities and behaviour, considered to be advantageous to humans, are further developed.

animal husbandry

n. breeding and caring for farm animals

Animal husbandry

Animal husbandry is the management and care of farm animals by humans, in which genetic qualities and behavior, considered to be advantageous to humans, are further developed. The term can refer to the practice of selectively breeding and raising livestock to promote desirable traits in animals for utility, sport, pleasure, or research.

Animal Husbandry (game)

Animal Husbandry is a dice game invented and published by the Polish mathematician Karol Borsuk at his own expense in 1943, during the German occupation of Warsaw. Modern releases use this name, Have You Herd? or Superfarmer.

Sales of the game were a way for Borsuk to support his family after he lost his job following the closure by the German occupation authorities of Warsaw University. The original sets were produced by hand by Borsuk's wife, Zofia. The author of the drawings of animals was Janina Borsuk née Śliwicka. The game was one of the first in the world to feature 12-sided dice.

The game achieved great popularity, first among friends of the family and then among wider circles of friends and strangers. However, for decades, all copies were thought to have been lost during the Warsaw Uprising and the aftermath of post-war chaos in Poland. But in the 1990s, a surviving set was found intact – and with the permission of the Borsuk family, and on the occasion of Borsuk's 90th birthday and the 15th anniversary of his death it was re-introduced into the Polish market under the title Superfarmer by the publisher GRANNA sp. In 2010 the original game was re-issued under the original title and with original graphics for the Warsaw Rising Museum and is available in its gift shop. The new edition was one of the items featured at the 1 Euro Design exhibition at Warsaw's Institute of Industrial Design.

Usage examples of "animal husbandry".

They told us that the cooperative would be based on agriculture and animal husbandry, although possibly some form of light manufacture might be added in the future.

In the meantime please note that he of your number whose inadvertent animal husbandry has led to the citys present unfortunate predicament may find himself the victim of unwanted attentions from his escaped charge.

In the meantime please note that he of your number whose inadvertent animal husbandry has led to the city’.

In particular, he was remembered for bringing to Peru such varied skills as medicine, metallurgy, farming, animal husbandry, the art of writing (said by the Incas to have been introduced by Viracocha but later forgotten), and a sophisticated understanding of the principles of engineering and architecture.

All those developments sprang, in turn, from the dense human populations, stored food surpluses, and feeding of nonfarming specialists made possible by the rise of food production in the form of crop cultivation and animal husbandry.

He'd seen no evidence of cultivation or animal husbandry and hadn't understood the allusions to the synthofood plants.

The production of wool, milk, and meat and animal husbandry in general, seemed less harmonious with robotic labor than the cultivation of nonsentient plant life.

Consequently, they don't practice farming or animal husbandry, at least not on anything like the scales we've been for the last few thousand years.

You can have more time to study, right down to finishing your degree in animal husbandry.

Men with special skills in metalworking, weaving, animal husbandry, farming, fishing, and mining formed crafthalls in each large Hold and looked to one Mastercrafthall where the precepts of their craft were taught and craft skills were preserved and guarded from one generation to another.