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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.
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Appolinaire Djikeng the director of the centre said the research will help improve the productivity of livestock breeds that are available to small-holder farmers in Africa and enhance the animals' resilience and resistance to diseases.
A number of men and women from rural areas were designated as Livestock Madadgaar after proper training and their advisory services would enable farmers improve production of meat and milk, Daha added.
He admired the valuable contributions of Livestock and Dairy Development Department for provision of medical treatment facilities for the livestock farmers.
The ceremony was held at Municipal Stadium Chakwal which was attended by the Senior Officers of Livestock Department, progressive formers, local body representatives, notables and field staff members.
As a livestock producer, I know firsthand how important a strong livestock sector is to supporting our grains sector, said NDA Director Steve Wellman.
Talking to mediapersons, he said that livestock and dairy sector had been one of the major sources of livelihood of the people in the region.
The demand for livestock and livestock products, particularly milk and meat, has outstripped supply.
A computerised database will be created and livestock owners shall have to inform the authority their animals' birth, death, as well as movement, and acquire the relevant documents.
Wyn Evans, chairman of NFU Cymru's Livestock Board, said: "We want to recognise the key role a good livestock person can make to a livestock farm and to the Welsh livestock industry as a whole.
The ancient breed Molossus is thought to be the original livestock guardian dog breed.
JEDDAH: The Jeddah municipality general administration of slaughterhouses and markets department announced that its livestock selling trucks will be located at 10 different locations in the city to sell livestock during Eid Al-Adha.
Those measures include carrying out periodical cleaning on the farm, wearing gloves and special uniforms, using special pesticides to kill ticks and avoiding the mixing of new livestock with old animals.

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