work animal

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an animal trained for and used for heavy labor

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Mules were used as work animals on farms, logging camps, road construction, railroad construction freight hauling, coal mining, pack hauling and other jobs where a reliable, strong work animal was needed.
If a mule is well handled you could not get a better, more willing work animal.
From the early days where the pets were work animals who had to earn their stay at the white house to recent presidents where the pets have a cult of personality all their own.
Horses and mules have, of course, been used throughout history as work animals, both in agriculture and normal transport, and on the battlefield.
One reason you don't see more dairy in China, Cherry says, is because Chinese historically used cows as work animals, which means they couldn't be used for producing milk.
Read had been riding nearly anything a saddle could be strapped to since he was a youngster, and farm work had taught him the value and care of work animals.
Food-producing cows, sheep and pigs and work animals like horses and even donkeys were essential to the economy.
The market for durable goods in Nigeria with the exception of bicycles, work animals, and boats is largely an urban phenomenon.
Still, we might ask what it signifies that the new prophet, Elisha, feeds his work animals (his means of production) to the people of his community and only then moves on to the calling of the prophet.
The gasoline engine released many acres used for feed for horses and other work animals, which was estimated to be 28 percent of the total area of farmed land.
The researchers found recesses in the columns where people placed oil lamps to provide light, as well as holes through which leashes for work animals could have been tied.
These animals are work animals and should be put into the fields to do their job, not give so-called thrill-seekers a delight on Blackpool or any other beach for that matter, and get covered in ice cream as no doubt that's what the fat kids will have in their hands while trying to ride these animals.
It's believed they were brought to the new land as work animals.