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herd in Agriculture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishherdherd1 /hɜːd $ hɜːrd/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]TAHBA a group of animals of one kind that live and feed togetherflockherd of 🔊 a herd of cattle 🔊 herds of elephantssee thesaurus at group2 the herd
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herdMost economists and investment advisers run in a herd.Stedman kept a herd of goats on the island opposite.On patrol, game warden Jay Little Hawk discovers the bodies of a herd of mutilated deer.A herd of cattle or sheep is almost as easy to tend if it contains fifty animals as twenty-five.When they eventually withdrew they took with them four thousand slaves and great herds of cattle.The Shetland's main role today is in multi-suckler herds, where their dual-purpose nature is invaluable.The herd had once consisted of 150 animals.herd ofa herd of elephants