The Small Farmers Corner

Information for New or Small Farmers


If you're new to farming, learn the language.

Livestock Dictionary

    Animal   Castrated Male   Father or Sire   Mother   Female who has NOT produced offspring   Term for Baby Animal
  Beef & Dairy Cattle   Steer   Bull   Cow   Heifer   Calf
  Goats   Wether   Buck   Doe   ----   Kid
  Horses   Gelding   Stallion or Horse   Mare   Filly   Foal
  Poultry   Capon   Rooster   Hen   Pullett   Chicks
  Rabbits   ----   Buck   Doe   ----   ----
  Sheep   Wether   Ram   Ewe   ----   Lamb
  Swine   Barrow   Boar   Sow   Gilt   Pig


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