Baby bulls have different names in different regions of the world. A baby bull may be called a bull calf, a bullock, a young bull or simply a calf.
Calf is a technically correct name for a baby bull, since it applies to either gender. However, a variety of other terms have developed around the world. The term bullock is sometimes used in North America, but in the United Kingdom it means a castrated male bull of any age. The term bull calf is used all over the world. Dialects sometimes have unique names for calves in states of castration or partial castration.Learn More
A castrated bull is called a "steer" in the majority of cases. Outside of North America, an old steer is referred to as a "bullock." An "ox" is a castrated male raised for draft purposes.Full Answer >
The sound a bull makes is called a bellow. Bellowing is a sign of duress and aggression in bulls. Other signs of aggression include kicking, butting, walking the fence and making various body postures.Full Answer >
A female bull is usually called a cow. Often, people think of bulls and cows only in terms of cattle. However, there are other animals whose males and females are termed bulls and cows, respectively.Full Answer >
A baby pig is called a "piglet." The collective noun is a "litter" or "farrow" of piglets, and a piglet that has been weaned is called a "shote" or "shoat."Full Answer >