noun (used with a singular verb)
the breeding and domestication of animals; the technology of animal husbandry.
Also, zootechny.

zootechnical, adjective
zootechnician [zoh-uh-tek-nish-uhn] , noun
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zootechnics (ˌzəʊəˈtɛknɪks)
(functioning as singular) the science concerned with the domestication and breeding of animals

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