The management and care of farm animals (livestock) by humans for profit, in which genetic qualities and behaviour, considered to be advantageous to humans, are further developed.

The term can refer to the practice of selectively breeding and raising livestock to promote desirable traits in animals for utility, sport, pleasure, or research, but also refers to the efficient exploitation of a species in agriculture advantageous to humans.{from Wiki-Animal Husbandry}

This tag should not be used for domestic 'pets' unless the animal provides a service or agricultural labor. (i.e. a question about your pet Sheltie might not be appropriate, but a sheltie that herds your sheep deserves the tag.)

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