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porcine

pig/swine

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boar

intact male pic

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sow

intact female pig

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barrow

male pig castrated when young

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stag

male pig castrated after maturity

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gilt

young female pig that has not farrowed

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pig/piglet

young pig; old term is shoat

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farrowing

giving birth to pigs

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herd

group of pigs

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equine

horse donkey mule pony

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stallion

intact male equine >4 years old

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colt

intact male equine <4 years old

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mare

intact female equine >4 years old

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filly

intact female equine <4 years old

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gelding

castrated male equine

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ridgeling

cryptorchid equine (one or both testicles have not descended from the abdomen)

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foal

young equine of either sex

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weanling

young equine <1 year old that has been weaned from its mother

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suckling

a still nursing foal

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yearling

young equine between 1 and 2 years old; a short yearling is closer to 1 year old while a long yearling is closer to 2 years old.

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foaling

giving birth to equine

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herd

group of equine

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band

group of horses consisting of one mature stallion, his breeding mares, and the immature male and female offspring of his mares

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brood mare

breeding female equine

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maiden mare

female equine never bred

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barren mare

intact female horse that was not bred or did not conceive the previous season; also called open mare

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wet mare

intact female horse that has foaled during the current breeding season

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agalactic mare

inrtact female horse not producing milk

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pony

equine between 8.2 and 14.2 hands when mature (not a young horse)

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jack/jackass

intact male donkey

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jenny

intact female donkey

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ovine

sheep

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ram

intact male sheep

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ewe

intact female sheep

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wether

castrated male sheep

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lamb

young sheep

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hothouse lamb

young sheep less than 3 months of age

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spring lamb

young sheep 3-7 months of age

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yearling

sheep 1-2 years of age (used when marketing sheep)

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lambing

giving birth to sheep

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flock

group of sheep

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caprine

goat

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buck

intact male goat

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doe

intact female goat

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wether

castrated male goat

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kid

young goat

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kidding

giving birth to goats

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freshening

giving birth to dairy animals; also called freshen

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herd

group of goats

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camelid

llama, alpaca, guanaco, vicuna

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bull

intact male llama; also called a stallion

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cow

intact female llama

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gelding

castrated male llama

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cria

young llama

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bovine

cattle

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bull

intact male bovine

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jumper bujll

intact male bovine that has just reached maturity and is used for breeding

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cow

intact female bovine that has given birth

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steer

male bovine castrated when young

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stag

male bovine castrated after maturity

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heifer

young female bovine that has not given birth

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calf

young bovine

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calving

giving birth to cattle

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freshening

giving birth to dairy animals

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herd

group of cattle

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springing heifer

young female pregnant with her first calf; also called first calf heifer.

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freemartin

sexually imperfect usually sterile female calf born as twin with a male calf

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gomer bull

bull used to detect female bovines in heat; bull may have nbenis surgically deviated to the side, may be treated with androgens, or may be vasectomized so as not to impregnate female; also called teaser bull

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cervidae

deer, elk, moose, caribou

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buck

intact male deer

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bull

intact male elk, moose, caribou

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doe

intact female deer

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cow

intact female elk, moose, caribou

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fawn

young deer

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heifer

young female elk, moose, caribou

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herd

group of cervidae.

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