Horses, asses, cows, deer, sheep, goats, swine, cats and dogs were introduced by the early Spaniards.
As the name for a keeper of a herd or flock of domestic animals, the herdsman, it is usually qualified to denote the kind of animal under his protection, as swine-herd, shepherd, &c., but in Ireland, Scotland and the north of England, "herd" alone is commonly used.
The numbers of horses, mules, cattle and sheep increased quite steadily from 1850 to 1900, but the number of swine in 1880 and in 1900 was nearly one-third less than in 1850.
Between 1879 and 1892 inclusive, administration with regard to swine fever was entrusted to local authorities.
The exhibition of pigs at agricultural shows has to be abandoned, in consequence of swine fever regulations.
Swine do well in all parts of the country, especially in Minas Geraes, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana and Rio Grande do Sul.
Cattle and swine are reared, and dairy produce is largely exported; but the sheep of the province are small and their wool indifferent.
Swine-breeding is a profitable occupation in the vicinity.
Goats are raised in Piura and Lambayeque for their skins and fat, and swine-breeding for the production of lard has become important in some of the coast valleys immediately north of Lima.
In 1901 there were 6586 cows, 3881 horses, 2468 swine and 2048 bee-hives in the canton.
In general, water, cows' urine and blood of swine are the materials used in ablutions.
Cattle, swine and goats are raised, and the state produces coffee, sugar, cacao, beans, cereals and cheese.
Stockfarming, a relatively undeveloped industry, tends to become more important, owing to the assistance which the state renders by the importation of horses, cattle, sheep and swine, from Europe and the United States, in order to improve the native breeds.
Monmouth is situated in a good farming region, and cattle, swine and ponies are raised in the vicinity.
Swine, which are reared in great numbers in the plains, yield the famous Westphalian hams; and the rearing of cattle and goats is important.
Swine is a name properly applicable to the domesticated pig, but also includes its wild relatives.
Few cattle, but numbers of sheep, goats and swine are reared.
Large numbers of horses, cattle, swine and poultry are reared.
Swine and poultry were used for food to a greater extent than oxen, which were bred chiefly for ploughing.
Sir Richard Weston must have cultivated turnips before this; for Blith says that Sir Richard affirmed to himself that he fed his swine with them.
Great Britain had twice as many pigs as Ireland, but the swine industry is mainly.
Swine are reared in large numbers.
The raising of swine, however, is increasing.
The gain was chiefly confined to cattle, but the number of horses, sheep and swine also showed substantial increases.
Swine furnish a very large proportion of the flesh diet of the people.
The Swine, in the middle, is the main channel for navigation.