A book recording the pedigrees of cattle, goats, or other livestock.
More example sentences
- A breed has been bred in controlled conditions, with documentation in the form of a herd book.
- The first livestock breed to receive this kind of formal attention was the shorthorn cow, the subject of a herd book published in 1822.
- The company provides herd book, field, and station tests and artificial insemination and conducts a national pig-breeding program in Switzerland.