small herd

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  • Larger forest species often form very small herds of two to four females and one male.
  • This was a very small herd, but they had been difficult to capture. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • At the camp he built a house and had a small herd of cattle.
  • There was a small herd of pigs which changed hands three times in ten days. Cited from Jan of the Windmill,Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • In the evening we came across a small herd. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
  • A few hours, and word was brought that there was a small herd feeding not far away. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • A driver may round a bend to find a small herd standing in the road.
  • The garrison of the fort were just driving in their small herd of cattle when we appeared. Cited from Gaspar Ruiz, by Joseph Conrad
  • Very proudly he pointed to one of the small herd that followed us as an example. Cited from Afoot in England, by W.H. Hudson
  • When discovered they had thriven well, and increased into a small herd. Cited from History of Australian Exploration,by Ernest Favenc
  • It is generally found in small herds of four or five, but often singly. Cited from Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon, Robert A. Sterndale
  • Edwin was looking at a small herd of wild horses which had come down on the hard sand. Cited from The Scarlet Plague, by Jack London
  • A small herd is less expensive than a large one because the swineherd requires less assistance. Cited from Roman Farm Management, by Marcus Porcius Cato & Marcus Terentius Varro
  • After going about four miles we jumped up a band of fifty elk, which was considered a small herd then. Cited from 31 Yrs on the Plains and In the Mountains, Drannan
  • I have seen some small herds formed exclusively of bulls, but this is very rare. Cited from The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • Today these bison are much fewer in number, and travel only in small herds.
  • In the same year, the state put a small herd at Cache Creek.
  • They are then let free and driven towards a small herd of tame animals, which have been brought to the spot on purpose. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
  • Shortly after gaining the heights, a small herd, some way off, was perceived entering a wood. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • In addition to the draft horses, the ranch was home to a small herd of white-faced cattle.
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