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Pig farming - Wikipedia

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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...

What is a female pig called? | Reference.com

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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....

What is the name of a female pig? | Reference.com

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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...

What do you call a male pig? | Reference.com

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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 ...

Animal Facts - Pigs - Vegan Peace

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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  ...

THE BASICS: • BORE : male pig • SOW : female pig that has given ...

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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 ...

Differences Between a Gilt & a Barrow Pig | Animals - mom.me

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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.

Livestock Show Terminology | San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

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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 ...

Livestock Terminology | State Fair of Texas

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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 ...