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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

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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

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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 ...

What is another name for a male sheep? | Reference.com

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In the United Kingdom, a male sheep is called a... ... Castrated bucks are referred to as wethers. Sheep between ... What is a male antelope called? A: A male ...

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

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

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

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

Animal Terms - The Livestock Conservancy

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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).

Do words for male animals include those which are castrated?

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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" ...

Wether - definition of wether by The Free Dictionary

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Define wether. wether synonyms, wether pronunciation, wether translation, English dictionary definition of wether. n. A castrated male sheep or goat. n a male ...

What is a castrated male sheep called - Answers.com

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

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What is a Male Sheep Called? - Raising Sheep

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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

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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 - Daneke Club Lambs

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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 ...