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:( OK.. I need help. I have never owned pigs but I would like to get stared with a few. But I have to admit that I do not understand some of the words. Could someone please tell all about pigs....lol atleast some words like farrow, gilt, and I am sure there are others but i don't know them....lol

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Susie
 

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I can help with a few common ones -
gilt - a young female
sow - a female after breeding
boar - a male
barrow - a castrated male
farrow - birthing
best wishes on your pig endeavor :)
 

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I think a pigs vocabulary is pretty much covered when he says OINK. Unk

Unk sounds a lot like Oink doesen't it. I think pigs only say unk after they get long in the tooth..
 
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