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Definition of youngstock in English:


[usually treated as plural]
Young farm animals.
Example sentences
  • What are the obvious alternatives for youngstock and finishing cattle?
  • The stud always has a variety of youngstock for sale.
  • The youngstock for sale are our own.

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