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STOCK FARM [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Cattle Raising
DEF

A farm on which the major interest or activity is the growing or handling of some type of livestock, such as beef cattle, hogs, or sheep, or a combination of such types.

OBS

In the US, "stock" is sometimes used as a synonym of "livestock".

OBS

Livestock: Any domestic animal produced or kept primarily for farm, ranch, or market purposes, including beef and dairy cattle, hogs, sheep, goats, and horses. Subdivided by class (use, purpose, age), as cows, steers, ewes, or drys; by kind (species or genus), as cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, or swine; by type (productive purposes or characteristic qualities), as wool or mutton-type of sheep.

OBS

livestock farm; stock farm: terms extracted from the “Glossaire de l'agriculture” and reproduced with permission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Élevage des animaux
  • Reproduction des animaux
  • Élevage des bovins
OBS

Selon le point de vue adopté, l'exploitation agricole est définie de façon diverse [...] par les économistes comme une unité économique dans laquelle l'agriculteur pratique un système de production en vue d'augmenter son profit [...]

OBS

Élevage : [Ensemble] des méthodes mises en œuvre pour produire des animaux ou des produits animaux, le plus souvent dans le dessein de satisfaire les besoins de l'homme [...]

OBS

exploitation d'élevage : terme extrait du «Glossaire de l'agriculture» et reproduit avec l'autorisation de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cría de ganado
  • Reproducción de animales
  • Cría de ganado bovino
DEF

Centro agrario de gestión o de producción de una especie doméstica de interés económico.

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