the pig pen
And on that farm, he had a pig.
Types of pig farms
Farrow to Finish: Includes all stages of pig growth until they are market weight.
Farrow to Nursery: Raise pigs from breeding until they are feeder pigs.
Farrow to Wean: Raise pigs from breeding until they are weaned.
Wean to Finish: Raise pigs from the time they are weaned until they are market weight
Finishing Farms: Raising pigs to market weight from farrow to nursery farms.
The phrase “sweat like a pig” is not correct because pigs do not have sweat glands!
Instead, they will roll in the mud to keep cool.
Piglet: A young pig who has not been weaned
Weaner: A pig who has recently been separated from their mother
Boar/Hog: Male pig of breeding age
Barrow: A male pig who has been castrated before puberty
Gilt: A young female pig who has not had a litter of piglets
Sow: A breeding female pig