Piglet: Newborn pig, weighs 1-2 kilograms

Feeder pig: Piglet after it’s weaned from the sow, also known as “weaner” pig

Farrow: When a pig gives birth

Sow: Adult female pig that has given birth

Gilt: Female pig that has not given birth

Litter: Group of piglets all nursing the same sow

Runt: Smallest piglet in the litter

Boar: Adult male pig kept for breeding purposes

Barrow: Male pig that has been neutered or castrated

Market hog: Barrow or gilt raised for meat, weighs 25-110 kg

Hog Producer: A farmer or person that raises pigs for food