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Livestock

domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor

Livestock are domestic animals that are kept by people for purposes including meat, leather, wool or labor. Taking care of livestock is animal husbandry. Some types of livestock are: cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and chickens. Chickens produce eggs, pigs produce ham, bulls make leather for their pelts, goats and cows create milk, and sheep create wool. Horses and other large animals do work for people, such as pulling wagons and other vehicles.