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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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Livestock production systems such as SPS and conventional ranching systems are complex, multidimensional and related to their environments.
The livestock production system in Zambia follows a dual structure, comprising a large traditional sector and a small commercial sector [6].
It added: 'The plan has six pillars through which it aims to transform the livestock production system in Nigeria along market-oriented value chain while ensuring an atmosphere of peace and justice.
But the application of these methods at farm level in a livestock production system is very limited especially in developing countries like Pakistan.
He has over 27 years of Academic, Research and Technology Transfer Experience in Animal Science and Livestock Production Systems, both nationally and internationally.
He mentioned that despite benefits that farm animal genetic resources provide to society, they were threatened by disappearance which has necessitated global efforts to address the loss of genetic diversity within the livestock production systems.
The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying said in a statement that the National Livestock Mission is "designed to cover all the activities required to ensure quantitative and qualitative improvement in livestock production systems" and capacity building of all stakeholders.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) discussed with its local and international partners the development of Egypt's livestock production systems, during a three-day technical workshop, held last week, to formulate livestock development scenarios 2050 in Egypt under the Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 project funded by the USAID.
This volume contains abstracts from papers and poster sessions given at the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in August 2018, focusing on the topic of "Conventional and Traditional Livestock Production Systems - New Challenges," including sustainability, animal welfare, agroecology, and product quality and findings about farm animals, such as the genetics, nutrition, management, health, welfare, and physiology of cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, horses, poultry, and fur animals, as well as the use of insects for feed and precision livestock farming.
(2002) they are particularly useful for genetic studies in low input livestock production systems in the developing world like Nigeria; which are prone to high environmental risk, disease prevalence, climatic pressures and characterized by poor management practices.

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