Animal_Science_Definitions_Part5 - littermates • Scrub-An...

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Poult---An immature turkey. After sec is determined, called a young tom (male) or a young hen (female) Poultry---Birds raised for meat and eggs Produce---A female’s offspring Progeny---The offspring of animals Ram---A male sheep (also called a buck) Roaster---A young chicken (meat type) weighing more than 4.5 pounds Roasting pig---A pig weighing from about 50 to 75 pounds Rooster (cock)---An adult male chicken Runt---A tern used to denote a piglet or poor size in relation to
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Unformatted text preview: littermates • Scrub---An animal inferior in either breeding or individuality • Shoat---A young pig of either sex not fully grown and fattened for market • Sire---The male parent • Sow---Mature female swine • Stag---A male animal castrated after the secondary sex characteristics have developed • Stallion---A mature male horse, not castrated • Steer---A male bovine castrated before the development of secondary sex characteristics...
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