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livestock

agricultural animals; animals kept for profit.

livestock feed budget
see feed budget.
livestock gross income
total of income from sales of livestock or their produce.
livestock insurance
insurance against loss by death or production, recoupable in terms of loss of capital asset.
livestock producer
animal farmer, e.g. pig farmer.
livestock production system
management strategies, e.g. extensive grazing, zero-grazing, feedlotting, all-in-all-out system.
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The funding will support research in the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health, which is a joint venture between the International Livestock Research Institute in Kenya and the University of Edinburgh and Scotland Rural College.
The LFC program was created by the Nebraska Legislature in 2003 to recognize counties that support the livestock industry and new livestock developments.
He said that the entire Fata was suitable for livestock and dairy production, which could become the most profitable sector in the region.
According to the report, every animal will be granted a specific identification code, and the livestock authority will work on the nutrition and welfare of cattle, whereas butchers will also be trained and registered.
Potential award-winners will be judged on how they incorporate health and safety in their day-to-day activities on-farm, care and management of the herd, the breeding programme, their handling skills, their involvement in the livestock enterprise, vision for the future of the industry and their knowledge of the Welsh livestock industry.
The Great Pyrenees may be the most well-known livestock guardian dog in the United States.
An Ministry of Agriculture official told Gulf News the ministry has been intensifying inspections on the farms and conducting intensive campaigns for owners of livestock about the best way to contain the disease.
Balochistan government must give special focus on the development of livestock in the budget for next fiscal year 2016-17.
This week the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Hon Lempy Lucas at the inauguration of the Omuthiya Veterinary Offices said the government is in the final stages of finding alternative markets for livestock farmers.
Lahore -- Stakeholders from public and private sectors at a consultative meeting in the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore have called for early adoption of 'Punjab Livestock Breeding Act 2014''.
Livestock sector has offered multifaceted benefits to the farmers in terms of food security and poverty reduction by increasing their income (Akhtar et al.
ZHOB -- "Eradication of hunger and poverty is a big challenge for our country, while livestock has contributed its due share in alleviating poverty in the under developed areas of Pakistan".

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