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    Cattle as a noun

    Which is the correct passive form:
    Cattle is raised on ranches.
    Cattle are raised on ranches.
    Actually, I'd like to know if noun "cattle" is followed by a singular or plural form of a verb. Thank you.

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    Re: Cattle as a noun

    Cattle is plural (cow, calf, bull, steer, or heifer are all singular) and is followed by a plural form of the verb - so "cattle are raised on ranches" would be the correct form.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 07-Dec-2012 at 08:45.

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