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The sheep (Ovis aries) is a quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock. Like all .... A hybrid of a ewe and a buck (a male goat) is called a sheep -goat hybrid (only a single such anima...

Sheep 101: Sheep terms


Sep 21, 2015 ... In parts of the United Kingdom, a ram is called a tup and the mating season is called tupping. Wethers A castrated male sheep is called a ...

Livestock Show Terminology | San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo


swine - refers to animals in the pig family; barrow - a young, castrated male ... a female sheep; lamb - a sheep less than one year in age; ram - a male sheep ...

Animal Terms - The Livestock Conservancy


Horse mule is the proper term for a male mule over 3 years of age. Jack is a male ass. ... is a baby goat of either sex. Wether is a castrated male goat (or sheep).

What is a castrated male sheep called - Answers.com


A castrasted male sheep is called a wether. ... A castrated male horse, regardless of age, is called a gelding. ... What is a male pig that is not castrated called?

THE BASICS: • RAM : male sheep • WETHER : castrated male ...


SHEEP. THE BASICS: • RAM : male sheep. • WETHER : castrated male. • EWE : female ... Once sheared it is washed to remove the oil, called lanolin (which is ...

Animal Breeds/Names Flashcards


Jan 15, 2011 ... A male sheep (also called a buck). Term. Ovine. Definition ... A male sheep or goat castrated before sexual maturation. Term. Lambing ...

Gender Names Flashcards


May 29, 2012 ... rooster= intact male chicken; also called a cock ... capon= young castrated male chicken or domestic fowl ... wether= castrated male sheep

Do words for male animals include those which are castrated?


Dec 2, 2012 ... However, we also have words for castrated male animals (those which have had ... If I refer to a male sheep as a ram, and it later turns out to be a wether, ... This is due to a process that's sometimes called "Q-based narrowing" ...

What are the differences between sheep, lamb, goat, ram and ...


Oct 21, 2015 ... Ram - an intact male sheep (equivalent of a bull in cattle or a stallion ... I suspect that I have heard the castrated males called muttons my whole ...

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What is a Male Sheep Called? - Raising Sheep


Nov 17, 2014 ... A young male sheep is called a ram lamb - usually until the ram has reached ... A wether is a ram which has been castrated (typically these are ...

Livestock Terminology | State Fair of Texas


Feb 7, 2014 ... Flock – a grouping of a species of livestock (sheep, poultry) Herd – a group of ... Also called brood. ... Wether – a castrated male sheep. Popular ...

General sheep knowledge


Jan 7, 2008 ... What do you call a male or female sheep between 1 and 2 years of age? ... What is a male sheep that has been castrated at an early age called ...