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male goat or male rabbit or male deer
female goat or rabbit or deer
young female cattle until she gives birth 1st time
young female horse until she gives birth 1st time
young female sheep until she gives birth 1st time
young female hog until she gives birth 1st time
What is castration?
the removal of the testicles
term for castrated bull
term for castrated horse
term for castrated hog
term for castrated sheep
term for castrated rooster
What are 2 reasons to castrate meat animals?
1. better tasting meat 2. more tender meat
What is gestation?
the period of time a mammal is pregnant
What is the gestation period of a human? a cow? a horse? a sheep? a pig? a goat? a rabbit?
human- 9months cow- 9 months horse- 11 months sheep- 5 months pig- 3 1/2 -4 months goat- 147-152 days (about same as sheep) rabbit- 31 days
what is parturition?
this is another word for labor- when the animal is actually having the baby
what are the parturition terms for a cow? horse? sheep? hog? goat? rabbit?
cow- calving horse- foaling sheep- lambing hog- farrowing goat- kidding rabbit- kindling