What is livestock?

  • (noun): Not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit.
    Synonyms: stock, farm animal


Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor. This article does not discuss poultry or farmed fish, although these, especially poultry, are commonly included within the meaning of "livestock".

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Livestock - Legal Definitions
... For example, the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-78, Title IX) defines livestock only as cattle, swine, and lambs ...
Livestock Grazing Comparison - Schemes
... For example, the Food and Agriculture Organization's Tropical Livestock Unit is based on the weight of the animal raised to the power of 0.75, compared with the equivalent figure for a "tropical cow" of 250 ... of some schemes in common use, using the most closely comparable categories Unit Livestock Unit UK government 2006 Livestock Unit The John Nix Farm ...
Livestock (Fraternity Album)
... Livestock is the first album by Australian rock band Fraternity, released in 1971 ... Livestock is a largely progressive and psychedelic album, and was originally released on the Sweet Peach label, one of only ten albums ever released on it ... Livestock was re-released for the first time on CD in 1998 with an alternative cover and three bonus tracks ...
Livestock Emissions And Abatement Research Network
... The Livestock Emissions and Abatement Research Network is an international research network focused on improving the understanding of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock ...
Leonese Country - Economy - Primary Sector - Livestock
... Livestock accounts for a significant part of the final agricultural production ... Thus, small livestock farms tend to disappear, largely as a result of rural depopulation and loss of manpower ...