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a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.
a female pig that has had a litter.
the maxilla is foreshortened and the lower jaw protrudes beyond it.
a farrowing stall with limited room for movement but maximum protection for the suckers.
non-productive sow days
the sow is neither lactating nor gestating. Used as a herd measure of management during the period between weaning of the sow and successful mating.