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Farming insects results in considerably fewer greenhouse gases than most livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has grown to 3,400 acres of crops and livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But when the time came to strike out on his own, instead of livestock farming he plumped for growing and selling organic fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Over the decades it branched out into the rendering of livestock and poultry waste. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The barn was used for livestock and dry storage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These produced the codes of practice for the management of farm livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is honoured as the patron saint of cattle and domestic livestock. COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)Most of it is fed to livestock or used to make beer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also wants a reduction in the use of antibiotics in livestock and farmed fish. The Sun (2016)The right course is to raise livestock with due regard for animal welfare and retain meat as part of a balanced diet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It might be fun to have your own livestock such as sheep, cattle or goats. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Since Neolithic times we have used livestock to turn inedible grass into food. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Despite being banned for agricultural use, it is still being used on livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In extreme conditions, livestock farmers who farm their sheep out are at the mercy of the elements. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Chinese have reduced the use of antibiotics in their hospitals but their use in livestock is widespread. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She grows produce and raises livestock on her wonderful smallholding, and it all goes on to the menu. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To thrive and survive they will need to work together to build their shelter, grow their food and raise livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a result, much of the corn or livestock that was raised could not reach the people who needed it. America Past and Present (1995)No farmers farmed, no livestock grazed and no trees cast shadows to obstruct the view from either side of the other. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Towns were engulfed in it, crops withered, livestock collapsed and thousands of people died. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The proposal would see farmers being paid far more for services they provide to the nation's ecosystems than they get for producing livestock and crops. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the North, people generally produced livestock and cereal crops. America Past and Present (1995)Some settlers specialized in producing corn, others potatoes, and still others raised livestock. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)In 1996, meat and bone meal was banned for the feed of all farmed livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The balance may not be ideal, but the idea that we would be better off returning to almost full dependence on local crops and livestock is absurd. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: livestock NOUN
Animals such as cattle and sheep which are kept on a farm are referred to as livestock.
The heavy rains and flooding killed scores of livestock.
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