Pig farming is the raising and breeding of domestic pigs. It is a branch of animal
husbandry. .... Shoat, piglet or (where the species is called "hog") pig, unweaned
young pig, or any ... ...
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 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...
A young male pig is called a piglet. When it weighs between 25 to 40 pounds, it is
called a weanling. Boar refers to a young, uncastrated male...
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
PIGS. THE BASICS: • BORE : male pig. • SOW : female pig that has given birth ...
as PIGS until they exceed 120 pounds, after that they are called HOGS.
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 ...
If a male pig is allowed to become sexually mature and then is castrated, he is
called a stag. A barrow is less aggressive than a boar, or intact male pig, and can
Feb 7, 2014 ... Also called brood. ... Buck – (aka. billy) a sexually mature male goat. Popular
Products – milk,* cabrito,** ... Gilt – a young female pig. Hog – a ...