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livestock

[′līv‚stäk]
(agriculture)
Animals, such as cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, and horses, that are utilized for various purposes on a farm or ranch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The platform to operationalise livestock insurance is ripe; ownership of smartphones even among the pastoralists is highest in the region.
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While receding glaciers are a function of many things that cannot be controlled on a local level, schemes like livestock insurance can help stem the ripple effect threatening both endangered wildlife and local livelihoods.
Fourth, livestock insurance involves insuring different stages of animal production and different premium rates, in contrast to crop insurance.
For example, livestock insurance is critical to mitigating losses incurred by livestock deaths, but insurance claims are often high because of the prevalence of moral hazard and fraud, reducing the availability of affordable coverage.
The report that satellites are going to allow livestock insurance companies to monitor cattle losses during periods of drought is a prime example of how modern technologies can really benefit Africa ('Briefs' African Business, January 2010 issue).
The organization has even established livestock insurance policies to pay for snow leopard kills.
The 20 papers explore how to build a livestock insurance program, look at the international marketplace, and present case studies.
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Vet's insurance can cost as much as pounds 17.95 for a three-year-old labrador with The Kennel Club and as little as pounds 5.75 a month with the Equine and Livestock Insurance Company on 08707 423710.
What is even more striking is that livestock insurance societies did not develop in cattle-raising regions like the Perche but were to be found in the more urbanized zones in the Loire Valley.

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