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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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This complex issue also requires integration of disciplinary perspectives and diverse empirical material, including a) epidemiological models at the population level, b) health systems indicators, c) inward and outward trade indices, d) information on existing health and agricultural policy and regulations, e) cultural attitudes toward specific interventions, f) political constraints and opportunities, and g) economic data on livestock production systems.
Extensive livestock production systems also tend to utilise less grain-feeding than intensive systems, with increased reliance on nitrogen-fixing pasture plants, both suggestive of net environmental gains from the relocation to extensive systems.
Founded in 1952, Chore-Time began with simple metal feeders for agricultural animals and now makes fully integrated poultry and livestock production systems.
b) Increased self-subsistence and income of rural families through improved and diversified agriculture and livestock production systems and better access to markets;
The Government, he said, was working on strengthening of extension services to intensify and expand livestock production systems through adoption of appropriate technologies and alternative resource management practices.
Her desire to be a scientist and her special insights into farm animal production led to many innovative livestock production systems that have benefited both animals and the people raising and handling animals," said Maynard Hogberg, Ph.
Dr Berezowski added: "Even within a small province like Alberta the number of animal movements that occur within this province to support our livestock production systems is huge so we need to be watching for changes in existing disease that might suggest that an existing disease is changing in its pathogenicity or its ability to infect livestock or people.

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