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Livestock fatten faster when tasked on Livestock Pens, Farms, and Villages.
—In-game description

Selective Breeding is a technology in Age of Empires III that can be researched by European civilizations at the Livestock Pen, while Native American civilizations, the Chinese, and African civilizations can research it at the Farm, the Village, and the Livestock Market respectively. Once researched, livestock such as Sheep, Goats, Cows, Llamas and so forth, fattens 25% faster when they are tasked to Livestock Pens, Farms, Villages, and Livestock Markets.


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  • Selective Breeding costs 150 wood, 150 coin.

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See also[]

Mill and Farm technologies in Age of Empires III
Mill aoe3de MillSeed Drill · Artificial Fertilizer
Farm aoe3de Farm*Selective Breeding · Great Feast · Harvest Ceremony · Green Corn Ceremony · Large Scale Gathering · Flag AztecDE Cinteotl Worship · Flag IroquoisDE Strawberry Festival · Flag SiouxDE Horsemanship · Flag IncanDE Urcuchillay Worship
* introduced in The WarChiefs