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close this bookBetter Farming Series 09 - Animal Husbandry: Animal Diseases; How Animals Reproduce (FAO - INADES, 1976, 33 p.)
close this folderSelling animals
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View the documentAnimals are sold for their meat.
View the documentAnimals are sold for breeding.
View the documentYoung animals are sold for fattening.
View the documentThe yield of a herd
View the documentFarmers' groups

Animals are sold for breeding.

We saw that it is very important to have good breeding animals (see pages 18 and 19).
Animals of a good breed that have good parents can be sold at a high price.

Modern farmers are ready to spend money to buy a good sire to improve their herd.