Pig farming is the raising and breeding of domestic pigs. It is a branch of animal
husbandry. .... Shoat, piglet or (where the species is called "hog") pig, unweaned
young pig, ... Stag, m...
A male pig may be called a boar, barrow and stag. These gender specific terms
are often used for swine that are raised as livestock. Gender specific terms for ...
If a male pig is allowed to become sexually mature and then is castrated, he is
called a stag. A barrow is less aggressive than a boar, or intact male pig, and can
The words pig, hog and swine are all generic terms without regard to gender,
size or breed. A male pig is called a boar. A female pig is called a gilt if she hasn't
Uncastrated male pigs, called boars, are known for aggression. Boars will bite,
shove and jump on other pigs. Boars can also be hard for workers to handle, and
swine - refers to animals in the pig family; barrow - a young, castrated male swine
; boar - a sexually mature male swine; gilt - a young female pig; hog - a mature ...
PIGS. THE BASICS: • BORE : male pig. • SOW : female pig that has given birth ...
as PIGS until they exceed 120 pounds, after that they are called HOGS.
Apr 24, 2015 ... Pigs are mammals with stocky bodies, flat snouts, small eyes and large ears. ... A
boar is an uncastrated male domestic pig, but it also means a wild pig ... Female
pigs, called cows or sows, give birth to offspring twice a year to ...
A unaltered male pig is called a boar, an altered male pig is a barrow. A female
pig that has not given birth is called a gilt and a female pig that has given birth is
Barrow, male pig castrated before reaching sexual maturity. ... Bulk is the fiber
added either separately or mixed in the pigs feed .... Also called inbreeding.