"Shepherds job essentially?" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 22 Oct 2023

"Shepherds job essentially?" NYT crossword answer is:

PASTURECARING (13 letters length)

The answer for "Shepherds job essentially?" crossword clue is listed above to help you solve the puzzle you are currently working on.

The job of a shepherd is an ancient one, with a long history of tending to flocks of sheep. Shepherds are responsible for the care and protection of their flock, including providing food, water, and shelter. They also need to be aware of predators and other dangers, and be able to move the flock to safety if necessary. Shepherds also need to be able to identify and treat any illnesses or injuries that their flock may suffer. In addition, shepherds often need to be able to breed and manage the flock, and be able to judge the quality of the wool and meat produced.

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