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Unformatted text preview: Animal Science • Band---a group of goats • Barrow---castrate pig • Billy (goat)---a male goat • Bitch---a female dog • Boar---sexually mature un-castrated male pig • Bovine---Pertaining to the ox or cow; of the family, Bovidae • Broilers (fryers)---Chickens (meat type) that typically are marketed at about 50 days of age and about 4.5 pounds • Brood---A group of baby chickens • Brood animal---Animal reserved for breeding and raising young • Buck---A male sheep, goat, rabbit, deer or antelope • Buck kid---An immature male goat • Bull---A sexually mature un-castrated male bovine • Bulling---Refers to a cow in heat (estrus) • Bullock---Most commonly refers to young bulls grown and fattened in a similar manner to beef steers and heifers • Burro---A donkey (ass) • Calving---Act of parturition in cattle • Canine---Pertaining to the dog family • Capon---Male chicken that has had its testes removed • Cock---A male chicken; rooster • Cockerel---A male chicken less than a year old • Colt---An immature male horse • Cow---A mature female bovine • Dam---The female parent • Doe---An adult female rabbit, goat, or deer • Doe kid---An immature female goat • Drake---An adult male duck • Drove---A group of swine • Equine---Pertaining to a horse •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course AGC ANSC 102 taught by Professor Latour during the Winter '09 term at Purdue.

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