Herdbook
Herdbook Herd"book`, n. A book containing the list and pedigrees of one or more herds of choice breeds of cattle; -- also called {herd record}, or {herd register}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • herdbook —       official record of individuals and pedigrees of a recognized breed of livestock, especially cattle or swine. When development of purebred livestock for use in breeding began in Britain in the 18th century, it became necessary to maintain a… …   Universalium

  • herdbook — n. herd register, book that contains pedigrees of domestic animals and particularly of cattle or hogs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • herdbook — A record kept of the breeding of animals, particularly cattle, which show the date of breeding of a female, the sire, and the date, also facts respecting the date of birth of the progeny …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • herdbook — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a book containing the records of one or more herds : an official record of the individuals and pedigrees of a recognized breed especially of cattle or swine …   Useful english dictionary

  • herd record — Herdbook Herd book , n. A book containing the list and pedigrees of one or more herds of choice breeds of cattle; also called {herd record}, or {herd register}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herd register — Herdbook Herd book , n. A book containing the list and pedigrees of one or more herds of choice breeds of cattle; also called {herd record}, or {herd register}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Romanian buffalo — (Romanian: Bivol românesc ) is a variety of the Domestic Water buffalo from Transylvania, Romania.Origin and developmentThe Romanian Buffalo breed of Domestic Asian Water buffalo stems from the Common European water buffalo, Mediterranean type.… …   Wikipedia

  • Galloway cattle — The Galloway is one of the world s longest established breeds of beef cattle, named after the Galloway region of Scotland, where it originated. It is now found in many parts of the world. The steers can reach weights of about 800 kg (1760 lb) and …   Wikipedia

  • North Devon (cattle) — The North Devon is a breed of cattle from the south west of England. [ [http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/devon/ Oklahoma State University North Devon breed profile] ] It is a rich red colour, and this gives rise to the popular nicknames… …   Wikipedia

  • Andravida (horse) — The Andravida is a light riding draft breed found in the region of Ilia in Greece. It was developed in the early 20th century from Anglo Norman stock being crossed with local breeds. Nonius stallions were then used after 1920. This nearly extinct …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”