Elterntierhaltung

English translation: breeding stock

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German term or phrase:Elterntierhaltung
English translation:breeding stock
Entered by: Olav Rixen

07:02 Oct 25, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Livestock / Animal Husbandry
German term or phrase: Elterntierhaltung
brood stock husbandry? What is the correct agricultural term for this?
Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 05:52
breeding stock
Explanation:
I think breeding stock is a more usual term for animals (brood stock for fish?).

We need to more context to work out the best solution for the -haltung - it certainly could be husbandry, or something to do wtih "keeping".
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Armorel Young
Local time: 13:52
Grading comment
Thanks so much, Armorel.
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breeding stock


Explanation:
I think breeding stock is a more usual term for animals (brood stock for fish?).

We need to more context to work out the best solution for the -haltung - it certainly could be husbandry, or something to do wtih "keeping".

Armorel Young
Local time: 13:52
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 27
Grading comment
Thanks so much, Armorel.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Frosty
54 mins

agree  Jonathan MacKerron: Muret-Sanders suggests "stock breeding" for Tierhaltung
1 hr

agree  Stephen Roche: production (heartless though it sounds) is often used nowadays for the -haltung part.
3 hrs
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