Pig farming is the raising and breeding of domestic pigs. It is a branch of animal
.... Stag, male pig castrated later in life (an older boar after castration). Gilt, young
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 ...
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.
Mule colts (male s) and mule fillies (females) are young mules under 3 years of ...
Piglet or baby pig refers to a young pig in its first 14-21 days of life and is still ...
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....
PIGS. THE BASICS: • BORE : male pig. • SOW : female pig that has given birth. •
GILT : female that has not given birth. • SHOAT or PIGGLET : baby pig.
Sep 17, 2001 ... Bullock - Mature castrated male cattle destined for meat production. ... Gilt -
Young female pig, has not produced first litter (up to first farrowing).
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 ...