What is husbandry?

  • (noun): The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.
    Synonyms: farming, agriculture

Some articles on husbandry:

Patron Saints Of Occupations And Activities - B
... Benedict of Nursia - farmers, farmhands, husbandry, heraldry and officers of arms Bénézet - bridge-builders Benno - fishermen Bernadette of Lourdes - shepherds ...
Sebright (chicken) - Characteristics - Husbandry
... In temperament, Sebrights are friendly and actively social birds ... Males are not known to be aggressive, but Sebrights in general, like most small chickens, are somewhat skittish birds ...
Squab (food) - Husbandry
... Pigeons, unlike other poultry, form pair bonds to breed, and squabs must be brooded and fed by both parents until they are four weeks old a pair of pigeons may produce 15 squabs per year ... Ten pairs can produce eight squabs each month without being fed by their keepers ...
Animal Husbandry In India
... A large number of farmers in India depend on animal husbandry for their livelihood ... Thus, animal husbandry plays an important role in the rural economy ...
Sami Culture - Culture - Reindeer Husbandry
... Reindeer husbandry has been, and is, an important aspect of Sami culture ... Today, in Norway and Sweden, reindeer husbandry is legally protected as an exclusive Sami livelihood, such that only persons of Sami descent with a linkage to a reindeer herding family can own, and hence make a ... In Finland, reindeer husbandry is not exclusive and is practiced to a limited degree also by ethnic Finns ...

Famous quotes containing the word husbandry:

    All her husbandry doth lie on heaps,
    Corrupting in its own fertility.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There’s husbandry in heaven,
    Their candles are all out.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)