Dawn and Jim Blackburn
Moscow Mills, MO 63362
Since the domestic pig is a major domesticated animal, it is known by many names.
Boar: a male domesticated pig.
Barrow: a castrated male pig.
Queen: a female pig that has never been mated.
Gilt: a female pig that has not been pregnant.
Sow: is a mature, female pig.
Farrow: (verb) a Sow may farrow a litter of piglets.
Farrow: (noun) a litter of piglets.
Porcine: anything resembling or characteristic of pigs
Swine: the breed may be either swine or pig.
Pig: the breed may be either pig or swine.
Hogs: larger specimens of swine or pigs in the U.S.
Piglet: small or young swine.
Dam: a female parent of a four-legged animal.
Sire: a male parent, esp of a horse or other domestic animal.