farrowing farrowing  /ˈfæ ˌroʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the production of a litter of pigs

Usage(s):

  1. So she is rushed into the farrowing barn, which, jauntily topped by a weather vane in the form of a pig, has pens for 16 expectant gilts and sows.
  2. He expects the current price situation to encourage a reduction in farrowing, thereby cutting the supply of hogs and pulling prices back up by next fall.
  3. After the oats are in, there is time out for the farrowing.

News

  • Arctic blast hampers firefighters in Hardwick fire

    This arctic blast made life miserable Sunday night for firefighters from seven department who battled a fire at a hog farrowing farm near Hardwick, Minnesota.
    on January 7, 2014     Source: KSFY Sioux Falls

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