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...
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 ...
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 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.
Barrow – A young male pig that has been castrated. Boar – A wild pig that is an
ancestor of the domesticated hog. Boar effect – An uncastrated male pig, or the ...
A female pig is called a gilt if she hasn't had piglets yet and a sow if she has. ... A
baby pig, or piglet, weighs about 1.5 kilograms at birth and will double its ...
Animal, Male, Female, Baby, Group of Animals. Alligator, bull, cow .... Hog, boar,
sow, shoat, farrow, drove, herd, litter (a group of young born to one mother).
Feb 5, 2013 ... Gilt – A young female swine, generally under 12 months of age, who has ... Shoat
– A young swine, usually between weaning and about 120 ...
A Swine Production Glossary. ... Barrow, male pig castrated before reaching
sexual maturity. Blind Teat, An ... Cull sow, full-grown female sold for slaughter.
May 29, 2012 ... boar= intact male pig sow= intact female pig barrow= male pig castrated when
young stag= male pig castrated after maturity gilt= young female ...