Livestock in a field.
Livestock is defined as farm animals who are raised to generate a profit.
Cows that are raised on a farm and sold for meat are an example of livestock.
[with sing. or pl. v.] domestic animals kept for use on a ranch or farm and raised for sale and profit
Domestic animals, such as cattle or horses, raised for home use or for profit, especially on a farm.
- The principal exports are grain, livestock and fruit.
- As for the four-legged ones, they're actually feral hogs – descendents of early livestock that went wild.
- The estimates for 1908 showed that the revenue was derived as follows: Direct taxes on land, houses, mines, industry and commerce, livestock, registration acts, titles of nobility, mortgages and salaries paid by the state, 18,oao,8oo; indirect taxes, including customs, excise, tolls and bridge and ferry dues, 14,748,000; tobacco monopoly, lottery, mint, national property, balance from public treasury, &c., 8,858,400; total 41,627,200.
- The city is a shipping point for a rich grain, cotton, livestock and lumber region.
- There is a considerable trade in livestock, preserved meat, petroleum and cereals.