herding

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herding

1. natural congregation of animals into groups; see also flocking.
2. management of animals into large groups or herds by humans to facilitate animal husbandry procedures.
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Livestock guardian dogs have been bred and used in nomadic herding life for centuries.
An extreme climate and nomadic herding lifestyle means Mongolia faces high risk of loss of livelihood and damage to the ecosystem and environment from disasters.
Deprived of employment prospects, many urban Mongolians flocked back to the countryside in hopes of returning to the nomadic herding lifestyle of their parents and grandparents; and yet many quickly discovered that the collectivist systems that once supported generations of nomadic herders had ceased to exist.
It isn't a single road, but an intricate network of overland and maritime pathways, where the places in between the nomadic herding grounds and oasis towns--are just as important as the great cities.
Cats probably started living close to humans when people evolved from nomadic herding to raising livestock and crops and started storing food, which attracted mice and other rodents.
NOMADIC herding families in the Mongolian steppe are to be offered voice telephone services within their oft-abandoned villages, via an innovative World Bank programme.
Iraq is primarily an agricultural country, and nomadic herding takes place countrywide, except in the northernmost regions and along the eastern border, where adequate land is available for grazing livestock.
Nomadic herding involves entire families and communities in caring for the animals and moving with the herds.
The idea that the change from an agricultural economy to one based on nomadic herding was a consequence of climatic deterioration is greatly oversimplified.
History tells us that it was the nomadic herding people who came in and destroyed the earlier civilizations.
The livelihoods of the local population in the host community of Turkana West are based primarily on nomadic herding and to a small extent on subsistence farming.