Some products made from pigs include food items, medical supplies and general household materials. Food items made from pigs include sausage, bacon, ham and ribs. The meat from a pig is called pork.
Pig parts are used as replacement valves in heart surgery in humans, and insulin can also be made from the pig. Some miscellaneous materials that use parts from a pig include antifreeze, fertilizer and adhesives. Pig fat, also known as lard, is used in a wide range of products, such as makeup, food and soap. The skin of a pig can be used to create footballs and clothing items.Learn More
A fully grown male bison can weigh approximately 2,000 pounds, while a female bison can grow up to 1,100 pounds. When a baby bison calf is born, it can weigh between 40 and 50 pounds and can usually walk and run within a couple of hours.Full Answer >
A young donkey is called a foal or colt. A female donkey, called a jenny or jennet, is usually pregnant for around 12 months and gives birth to a single foal. It is a very rare occurrence for a female to birth twin donkeys.Full Answer >
The original range of wild cows was northern Africa, Europe and southern Asia. Cows were domesticated between 10,000 and 6,500 years ago by cultures great distances from each other. Typical western cattle are from the older strain, which was most likely first domesticated in Turkey.Full Answer >
The average weight of a full-grown horse depends on the horse's breed. For example, an adult Mustang weighs approximately 750 pounds, while an adult Tennessee Walking Horse weighs between 900 and 1,200 pounds.Full Answer >