Pig farming is the raising and breeding of domestic pigs. It is a branch of animal
husbandry. .... Barrow, male pig castrated before puberty. Stag, male pig
castrated later in life (an older boar af...
An adult female or mother pig is called a sow. If the pig is a virgin or has not given
birth, she is called a gilt. A gilt is usually less than a year old....
A female pig that has never had a litter of piglets is called a gilt, while a female
pig that has had a litter is called a...
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 ...
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
BORE : male pig. • SOW : female pig that has given birth. • GILT : female that has
not given birth. • SHOAT or PIGGLET : baby pig. • RUNT : smallest piglet in the ...
A gilt is a young female pig. In common use, gilt is used to refer to a pig that has
not yet been bred, whether only a few months old or approaching a year.
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 ...
Feb 7, 2014 ... Barrow – a young, castrated male swine. Boar – a sexually mature male swine.
Gilt – a young female pig. Hog – a mature swine (usually ...