A group of domestic mammals that are raised for exploitation, meat production and other derivativeslivestock can be large or small. Large livestock can be cattle, horses, oxen, etc. and small livestock can be sheep, goats, swine, rabbit, etc.

Cattle: Cows are the most important type of livestock because the provide meat, milk and other resources for various industries such as the production of dairy products and footwear. Intensive cattle production has been common place for many years.

Sheep (or ovine): Raising sheep permits inhabitants of cold climates not only meat and dairy production but also helps the economy since there are many related professions, such as: wool classification, threads, artisan product production, woven materials, market sales, etc.

Swine: Raising pigs is becoming more common place than ever. Their meat and fat supply many different markets and are the base of many food product industries.