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What is animal husbandry ?

Last updated date: 17th Jul 2024
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Animal husbandry refers to the care of livestock animals. Livestock animals include cows, horses, chickens, goats, pigs, or any animal that is raised for meat, wool, or another functional use.The major focus of a person in the field of animal husbandry, is to keep animals safe and healthy while planning and supervising breeding, care for newborn animals, devise a nutritious diet, and prepare animals for slaughter or sale. 

Some of the work in animal husbandry are as follows:

1.Keeping the animal's living area sanitary

2. Preparing meals and feeding animals

3.Monitoring animals' health and administering medicine

4.Overseeing animal training, breeding, and butchering

5.Shearing wool