husbandry husbandry  /ˈhəzbəndri/


  • (n) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock



  1. Rainfall has been scanty for the last three years and animal husbandry is fraught with dangers this season.
  2. The ultimate objective of modern husbandry is to get uniform quality levels of farm animals, an objective thus far restricted only to manufactured goods.
  3. Bovines crowded into unhealthy industrial farms face animal abuse and not animal husbandry, says a newly published report.


  • Rescued N.C. turtle still struggling to dive

    MANTEO, N.C. Charlie, a female loggerhead turtle suffering from buoyancy problems, paddled around and around a tank the size of an above-ground pool. "She really needed to swim and stretch her muscles," said Christian Legner, husbandry curator for the North Carolina Aquarium. "I think she is really enjoying this."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot


  1. "Our two sides should build on our current strong relationship: give full play to our mutual complementarity, deepen and broaden our cooperation in such traditional areas as manufacturing, agriculture and animal husbandry, whilst strengthening...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Xi Jinping Source: ABC Online

  2. "Animal husbandry could pick up and move to Brazil or Central America, just as easily as textiles picked up and moved away from South Carolina or manufacturing and industry picked up and moved from Ohio and Pennsylvania," said Koster,...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Chris Koster Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I also have a worry of cattle, that''s why I took the chief secretary of the state''s animal husbandry department along with me. I have earlier said that we will provide all the relief in the tents. But, we have also instructed our officials to...
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Nitish Kumar Source: (blog)

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