Animal Science 102 Terms

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Animals their named categories 


 
  
Created Sep 3, 2009
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A group of goats
 
Band
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Castrate Pig
 
Barrow
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Male goat
 
Billy 
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Female Dog
 
Bitch
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Sexually mature uncastrated male pig
 
Boar
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Pertaining to the ox or cow; of the family Bovidae
 
Bovine
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Chickens (meat type) that typically are marketed at about 50 days of age and about 4.5 lbs.
 
Broilers
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A goup of baby chickens
 
Brood
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Animal reserved for breeding and raising young 
 
Brood animal
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A male sheep, goat, rabbit, deer or antelope
 
Buck
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A sexually mature uncastrated male bovine
 
Bull
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An immature male goat
 
Buck Kid
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Refers to a cow in heat
 
Bulling
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Bullock
 
most commonly refers to young bulls grown and fattened in a similar manner to beef steers and...
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Burro 
 
A donkey
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Calving
 
Act of parturition in calttle
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Pertaining to the dog family
 
Canine
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Capon
 
Male chicken that has had its testes removed
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Cock
 
male chicken
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Cockerel
 
male chicken less than a year old
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Colt 
 
immature male horse
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Cow
 
mature female bovine
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Dam 
 
the female parent
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Doe
 
and adult female rabbit, goat, or deer
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Doe kid
 
immature female goat
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an adult male duck
 
Drake
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Drove
 
a group of swine
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Equine
 
pertaining to a horse
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Ewe
 
female sheep
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act of parturition in swine
 
Farrowing
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Feeder
 
young animal which does not have high finish (fatness) but shows evidence of ability to add...
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Filly 
 
immature young female horse; a young mare
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Flock
 
group of sheep
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young horse or mule of either sex
 
Foal
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Foaling
 
act of parturition in the horse
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Fowl 
 
any bird, but usually refers to more mature poultry
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Gander 
 
mature male goose
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Gelding 
 
a castrated male horse
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Get
 
The offspring from a male animal
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Gilt 
 
a young female swine; until the first litter of pigs is farrowed
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Gosling
 
any young goose
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Half-sib
 
half-brother or half-sister
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Heifer 
 
female of the cattle species that has not borne a calf
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Heiferette 
 
a female of the cattle species that has given birth but finished for market rather than saved...
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Hen
 
An adult avian female
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herd
 
group of cattle or horses
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Hinny 
 
the offspring of a Jenny and a stallion
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hutch 
 
group of rabbits
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Jack
 
male uncastrated donkey
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Jenny
 
Female donkey; a jennet
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Kid
 
young goat or antelope 
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kidding 
 
act of parturition in the goat
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kindling
 
act of parturition in the rabbit 
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lamb
 
a sheep less than 12 months of age (ewe lamb, ewe ram)
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Lambing 
 
act of parturition in sheep
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littler 
 
the pigs farrowed by a sow or the pups whelped by a bitch at one delivery period
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mare
 
mature female horse
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mule
 
the cross resulting from mating a mare horse with a jack
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nanny 
 
a female goat
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Nonruminant
 
an animal without a rumen
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Nurse Cow
 
a milk cow used to supply milk for nursing calves other than her own
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Ovine
 
an animal of the subfamily Ovidae; sheep, goats
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Pig
 
a young swine
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Piglet 
 
A Little pig
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Polled
 
having no horns
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Pony
 
any small horse in the United States that doesn't exceed 58 inches tall at maturity
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Porcine
 
pertaining to swine
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Poult
 
an immature tuckey, after sex is determined, called young tom or young hen
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Poultry
 
birds raised for meat and eggs
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Produce
 
a female's offspring
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Progeny 
 
offspring of animals
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Ram
 
male sheep (aka buck)
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Roaster
 
a young chicken (meat type) weighting mre than 4.5 pounds
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Roasting pig
 
A pig weighing from about 50-75 lbs
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Rooster 
 
an adult male chicken
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Runt
 
a term used to denote a piglet of poor size in relation to littermates
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Scrub 
 
an animal inferior in either breeding or individuality
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Shoat
 
a young pig of either sex not fully grown and fattened for markey
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Sire 
 
male parent
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Sow
 
mature female swine
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Stag
 
male animal castrated after the secondary sex characteristics have developed
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Stallion 
 
mature male horse, not castrated
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Steer
 
male bovine castrated before the development of secondary sex characteristics 
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Stud
 
a unit of selected animals kept for breeding purposes
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Tom
 
male tukey
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Tup
 
Ram
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Vealer
 
Calbes fed for slaughter usually less than 4 months old; "fancy veal may weigh as much as 400-420...
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Weanling 
 
recently weaned animal
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Wether
 
male sheep or goat castrated before sexual maturity
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Whelp
 
to give birth to, as by a female dog
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Yearling
 
refers to a male or female farm animal during th first year and up to two years of age

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