A female pig that has never had a litter of piglets is called a gilt, while a female pig that has had a little is called a sow.Know More
On pig farms, female pigs used solely for butchering are called gilts or butcher hogs. They will be butchered at 10 to 14 months of age. They will weigh from 195 to 300 pounds at slaughter.
Female pigs that will be used for breeding and expanding the pig farm are known as sows. They weigh from 300 to 700 pounds.
Male pigs are called barrows. Those used solely for meat are also called butcher hogs.Learn More
A female sheep is called a ewe, and a young female is called a ewe lamb. A male sheep is called a ram, and a young male is called a ram lamb.Full Answer >
An adult female horse is called a mare. Female horses under 4 years old are called fillies. In the context of breeding, a mare is referred to as the dam. Mares kept for breeding are typically called broodmares.Full Answer >
A female donkey is called a "jenny" or "jennet." There is some speculation that the name "jenny" for a female donkey came about hundreds of years ago as a counterpart to the male donkey term, "jack." Both male and female donkeys are called "asses."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 >