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livestock

1 any creature kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of its use in the farming of land or the carrying on of any agricultural activity: Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
2 cattle, horses, asses, mules, hinnies, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry and deer not in the wild state for the purpose of the legislation relating to liability for animals. Scots law has similar statutory provisions.
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Muscat: Overgrazing in parts of Oman due to a significant rise in the number of domestic livestock poses a threat to the environment, experts have said.
Talking to the media, he said that on the directive of Secretary Livestock Punjab Naseem Sadiq, on more than 600 acre of land, American and local acacia trees will be planted for the provision of food for the livestock.
This coupled with poor veterinary services has led to poor productivity of livestock yet this is an important source of food and livelihood for many.
The honorarium was distributed among livestock Madadgaar at the rate of Rs 3,000 per person at a ceremony chaired by chairman municipal committee Khanewal Masud Majid Khan Daha.
Speaking on the occasion, Additional Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab Ashiq Hussain Dogar said that thousands of heifers valuing millions of rupees had been distributed among deserving widows under Poverty Alleviation Program in the Province on transparent manners.
The ceremony was performed in Municipal Stadium Chakwal which was attended by the Senior Officers of Livestock Department, progressive formers, local body representatives, notables and field staff members.
Talking on the occasion Additional Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab Ashiq Hussain Dogar apprised the participants of the ceremony about the criteria and salient features of the scheme and said that under Poverty Alleviation Programme thousands heifers (buff and cow) valuing millions of rupees had been distributed among deserving widows in the Province on transparent manners.
By requesting and receiving the states Livestock Friendly County designation, Red Willow County is showing a true commitment to growing Nebraska and creating more opportunities for the next generation, said Governor Ricketts.
This was stated by livestock and dairy development, Fata, director Dr Ayaz Wazir during his visit to the under-construction model dairy farm at Bar Taras area in Utmankhel tehsil on Friday.
It will support the objectives of the Government of Nepal's Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS, 2015) which underpins the role of livestock for sustained agriculture and economic growth, poverty reduction, and improving food and nutrition security.
In a first, the Government of Sindh's livestock department has prepared a bill to form a livestock registration authority.
The Welsh Livestock Champion of the Year Award, now in its fourth year, is sponsored jointly by NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual.

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