Quick answer
"Livestock" is a noun which is often translated as "el ganado", and "cattle" is a plural noun which is also often translated as "el ganado". Learn more about the difference between "livestock" and "cattle" below.
livestock(
layv
-
stak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el ganado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When the drought killed off all his crops and livestock, the farmer had to file for bankruptcy.Cuando la sequía acabó con toda su cosecha y su ganado, el granjero tuvo que declararse en quiebra.
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cattle(
kah
-
duhl
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (stock raising)
a. el ganado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We used to keep cattle, but now we only keep crops.Solíamos criar ganado, pero ahora nos dedicamos solo a la agricultura.
b. las reses
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm going to drive the cattle to a new field where they can graze.Voy a llevar a las reses a un nuevo campo donde puedan pastar.
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