Questions tagged [herd]

For questions about a congregation of a specific or mixed species that are kept for a similar purpose. The purpose being to breed for meat(or similar food substance), a substance the species can biologically generate and that is in some sort of demand or for labour.

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What qualities are necessary for an effective herd creature?

What qualities about a land-dwelling creature are absolutely necessary to maintain an effective herd of that creature for food and/or resources? Assume this is an earth-like environment.