Sow- Adult female pig
Gilt- Young female pig
Boar- Intact male pig
Barrow- Male pig neutered before puberty
Stag- Male pig neutered after puberty
Pet Pig Normal Vital Signs
Temperature 98.2-101.2 F
Heart Rate 60-120 beats per minute
Respiratory Rate 15-30 breaths per minute
Breeds and Types of Pet and Miniature Pigs
Gottingen Mini Pigs
Minnesota Mini Pigs
Breeders may use other terms such as Micro Mini, Teacup, Nano, etc for describing their miniature pigs.
The average gestation period for pigs is 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days (or 114 days).