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Livestock

Livestock are domesticated animals intentionally reared in an agricultural setting to make produce such as food or fibre, or for their labour.

Livestock include pigs, cattle, goats, deer, sheep, yaks and poultry.

The type of livestock reared varies worldwide and depends on factors such as climate, consumer demand, native animals, local traditions, and land type.

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