Animal husbandry is the farming and management of animal livestock including cattle, goat, sheep, poultry, and fish.
The practice of rearing cattle is cattle farming.
Milk-producing female animals are dairy animals.
Male cattle used for farm labour are draught animals.
Roughage feed contain high fibre content and concentrate feed contain low fibre and high protein content .
Diseases in cattle are caused by external parasites and internal parasites.
The period following the birth of a calf is lactation period.
Cross breeding in cows lead to a new breed with a long lactation period as well as a strong resistance to diseases.
Poultry farming is the practice of raising poultry.
Cross-breeding in poultry lead to new varieties with desirable traits.
Enclosures like tanks are used to produce fish for commercial purposes, called fish farming or aquaculture.
Capture fishing involves obtaining fish from natural resources and culture fishing involves culturing the fish in small enclosures.
Fishing in saltwater regions is called Marine Fisheries.
Mariculture involves culturing of fish in marine water.
Inland fisheries comprise canals and reservoirs where fish are trapped or captured.
Another rich source of fish are found in reservoirs where fresh water and sea water mix , these regions are called estuaries.
Composite Fish Farming is intensive fish farming of five or six fish species, with different food habits in a single fishpond.
Practice of maintaining honey bee colonies in beehives is called bee-keeping or apiculture.
Beehives are enclosed structures in which honey bees live and raise their young.
Varieties of honey-bees are Apis cerana indica, Apis dorsata and Apis florae.