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herd

(hĕrd),
A group of people or animals in a given area.
[O.E. heord]

herd

(hĕrd)
A group of people or animals in a given area.
[O.E. heord]

herd

[AS. heord]
Any large aggregation of people or animals.
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Herding may direct towards mispricing of shares as capacity of decision making has been affected by subjective analysis of predictable systematic risk and return (Hwang and Salmon, 2004).
The review of literatures explores asymmetry in herding behaviour with direction of market-wide return.
There are few differences in aspects of livestock herding in the wilayats of the Sultanate.
Herding is divided into individual or collective where a shepherd or group of male and female shepherds are hired for an agreed-upon sum of cash.
Today, herding dogs assist farmers and ranchers in performing a diverse array of tasks.
Herding dogs assist human handlers in moving many types of livestock, including cattle, sheep, goats, ducks, geese and chickens, as well as performing tasks such as shedding, or separating out animals from the rest of the herd or flock; keeping livestock away from the human handler while he or she is placing feed in a trough; and moving livestock from one pen or pasture to another at the handler's request.
Before the 1960s, herders were able to deal with changing weather conditions by using intensive herding techniques and semi-tame reindeer.
SHEEPDOG herding with a difference will be on show at a North East visitor site this weekend.
The sport of herding has a unique vocabulary that distinguishes it from all the other canine sports.
Knowledge of other herding practices gives little insight into reindeer tending.
Population control is a must: BLM officials in helicopters swoop down and thunder behind bands of fleeing mustangs, herding them into temporary corrals.
However, these assumptions of rationality underpinning the efficient market hypothesis are often challenged in reality as the observed returns displays various behavioural biases such as overconfidence, optimism, conservatism, hindsight, herding, overreaction to chance, errors of preferences, regret of omission & commission, regret & risk taking in many markets.