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stock raising

noun
1.
the breeding and raising of livestock.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
Related forms
stock raiser, noun
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  • Much of it is used for stock raising, especially beef and dairy cattle and sheep, and for hay and other field crops.
  • Farming and stock raising quickly became its principal industries.
  • Mining attracted many of the pioneers, but stock raising and farming were undertaken by others.
  • Our chief industries are, and always will be, agriculture and stock raising.
  • After graduation he engaged extensively in stock raising, while also dedicating much of his time to public office.
  • After his service he continued with his mercantile pursuits and stock raising.
  • Yet another successful stock raising campaign was now underway.
  • Agricultural crops and stock raising were the primary land uses within the project area at the time of construction.

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