One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who looks after a herd of livestock or makes a living from keeping livestock, especially in open country.
- ‘The tenants-at-will were the tillers of the soil and herders of cattle.’
- ‘Set in the final years of the Wild West, the film tells the story of four cattle herders who help locals in a remote town to rid themselves of a ruthless rancher.’
- ‘Generally, women are important in farming and the local food trade, while cattle herders and wage laborers are usually men.’
- ‘The Bahima are cattle herders and the Bairu are farmers who also care for goats and sheep.’
- ‘They were sheep and cattle herders in the main with some measure of agricultural development.’
- ‘Thanks to the Fulani cattle herders, fresh milk and yogurt are common even though there may not be refrigeration.’
- ‘These herders move their livestock over long distances in search of grass.’
- ‘They traveled like this for several hours, walking in order to let the cattle and the herders catch up with them a little.’
- ‘Of the country's two and a half million people, nearly half remain nomadic livestock herders.’
- ‘Cattle herders eventually managed to guide it back along the route.’
- ‘The coexistence of cattle herders and agriculturalist in many areas carries a high potential for conflict.’
- ‘When the system was broken up and the national herd divided between herders who had worked in the communities, no one took up these responsibilities.’
- ‘African herders rely on cattle for food and other basic needs, and as beasts of burden.’
- ‘When the British arrived, the people in Zambia were farmers and/or cattle herders.’
- ‘The Tutsi were originally cattle herders, although much of the labor of caring for their cattle was done by the Hutu.’
- ‘Most Mauritanians work as farmers, cattle herders, or traders.’
- ‘Hill-slope enclosures may have been occupied by livestock herders who used the gaps between the ramparts to corral animals.’
- ‘Nomadic herders divide their herds into two parts - lactating and non-lactating - in times of stress.’
- ‘Big Brent assigned night herders to watch the herd.’
- ‘The species is desired by nomadic livestock herders for harvesting.’
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