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Billy goat

Male goat

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Brood

Offspring from one hatching of a birds eggs

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Broody

Hen on her eggs

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Buck

Male: deer, goat, rabbit or kangaroo

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Bullock

Castrated bull or steer

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Capon

A neutered rooster

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Calf

Bovine less than 1 yr old or a young seal

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Cob

Male swan

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Cock

Male chicken, over 1 yr old

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Colt

Male horse before maturity

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Congenital

Condition at birth but not hereditary

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Cur or mutt

Mixed breed dog

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Cygnet

A young Swan

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Dam

Female parent

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Doe

Adult female goat or deer

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Drake

A male duck

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Entire

Un neutered

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Estrus

Time of reproductive cycle when the female is receptive to mating

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Ewe

Female sheep of breeding age

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Filly

Female horse under four years old

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Gilt

Young female pig

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Gobbler

A male turkey

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Jenny

Female donkey

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Kid

Young goat

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Gelding

A neutered male horse

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Stallion

Non-neutered male horse

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Foal

Baby horse under one year

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Mare

Adult female horse that is not spayed

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Heffer

Young female cow that has not given birth to young yet

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Cow

Female that has given birth

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Lamb

A young sheep

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Pony

Any equine that is below 14.2 hands high

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weanling

Young horse under one-year-old

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Steer

castrated male bovine

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Bull

Male Cattle, not castrated

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Bullocks

Old steers (older castrated male bovine )

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Ox

Castrated male or female bovine kept for draft purposes

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Springer

A cow or heifer close to calving

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Broodmare

Mare (female horse) used for breeding purposes