animal husbandry

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animal husbandry

the methods employed in keeping domestic animals in such a way as to avoid their abuse but so as to provide food, fiber, entertainment and company at levels described as love, companionship, physical guidance, protection, shepherding. In many instances the overriding constraint is that the maintenance system must be cost-effective so as to provide an occupation for the owner. In other circumstances the rewards are less tangible and come within the ambit of emotional gratification or psychological dependence. In more pragmatic terms the discipline includes nutrition, genetics and breeding, housing, handling facilities and techniques, hygiene, sanitation, health maintenance and disease prevention, marketing, preparation for contests, physical and psychological training, culling, management in times of drought or other civil disaster, use of animal experiments and codes of practice for the management and transport of various classes of animals.

animal husbandry advisors
a profession which supplies advice to animal owners on matters of husbandry.
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After the meeting, Mr Aletraris gave a speech at the annual conference of FEDAGRIM (Belgian Federation of supply for agriculture, horticulture, stock breeding and garden) on Common Agricultural Policy: Moving towards a sustainable and competitive sector and replied to questions regarding the stage of talks about CAP reform and how this may be affected by a budget reduction in the new programming period.