|Finally, here is a
glossary of hunters' and farmers' terms for hogs.
The term hog covers any age, status or gender of animal.
A boar is a mature male hog.
A barrow (shortened to bar) is a castrated boar
A sow is a female that has reproduced.
A gilt is a female that has not reproduced.
A shoat (shote) is any young hog that has been weaned.
A pig is any unweaned baby hog.
And a piglet is only the very youngest baby hog.
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