Animal_Science_Definitions_Part6-1

Animal_Science_Definitions_Part6-1 - • Wether-A male...

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Stud---A unit of selected animals kept for breeding purposes Tom---A male turkey Tup---A ram Vealer---Calves fed for slaughter usually less than 4 months old; “fancy” veal may weigh as much as 400 to 420 pounds at 16 weeks Weanling---a recently weaned animal
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Unformatted text preview: • Wether---A male sheep or goat castrated before sexual maturity • Whelp---To give birth to, as by a female dog • Yearling---Refers to a male or female farm animal (especially cattle and horses) during the first year and up to two years of age...
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