World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Herder

Article Id: WHEBN0000340405
Reproduction Date:

Title: Herder  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Shepherd, Chowdur, Franz von Lenbach, Herdsman, Campino
Collection: Agricultural Occupations (Animal)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Herder

A herdboy grazing his goats at Chinawal, India

A herder is a worker who lives a possibly semi-nomadic life, caring for various domestic animals, in places where these animals wander pasture lands.

Usually if the person is a minor, he is called herdboy, if adult sometimes by contrast herdswoman.[1] Because their work is necessarily mostly outdoors, they move around from place to place in the course of their labours. The possibility exists that the lands upon which their beasts graze are not claimed as any single person's property.

A number of romantic legends have sprung up around some aspects of their way of life. Some herders whose lifestyles have become mainstays of fiction include:

Other names

See also

References

  1. ^ Brooks, Alexandra (2003-06-19). "26 farm workers to receive long service awards". FarmingUK (The Breezi Publishing Company Ltd). Retrieved 2007-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Pictures of campinos, from the Ribatejo tourism office". Rtribatejo.org. Retrieved 2011-12-25. 


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.