Class 12 Biology Enhancement In Food Production Animal husbandry

Animal husbandry

  • Animal husbandry is the agricultural practice of breeding and raising livestock.
  • Animal husbandry deals with the care and breeding of livestock like buffaloes, cows, pigs, horses, cattle, sheep, camels, goats etc.
  • Extended form of animal husbandry is poultry farming and fisheries.
  • Fisheries include rearing, catching, selling, etc., of fish, molluscs (shell-fish) and crustaceans.
  • Poultry farming deals with domesticated fowl (birds) used for food or for their eggs.

Fig. animal husbandry

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