Flat Mabel

Flat Mabel


Mabel is back! This fun-loving, sassy, smart goat is eager to share interesting animal show information. Children of all ages will enjoy searching for Mabel in 18 locations throughout Ag Village. NEW for 2016, Mabel will feature a display on how to judge dairy cattle (located in the Cattle Barn). Also be sure to stop by the reading garden near the Badgerland Financial Discovery Barnyard, featuring agriculture focused books for kids to peruse between visits to the various barns.

Check out a few of the facts you’ll be able to find along with Mabel during your visit to the Fair below!

Sheep (Ovis aries)

Ram: a male sheep

Ewe: a female sheep

Wether: an altered male sheep

Lamb: a baby sheep

Flock: a group of sheep

Cattle (Bos Taurus)

Cow: a female that has had a calf

Heifer: a female that has not had a calf

Bull: a male of any age

Steer: a castrated male

Calf: a baby of either gender

Herd: a group of cows

Horses (Equus caballus)

Mare: a female horse

Filly: a young female horse

Stallion: a male horse

Colt: a young male horse

Gelding: a castrated male horse

Foal: a baby horse of either gender

Herd: a group of horses

Miniature Donkeys (Equus africanus asinus)

Jenny or jennet: a female donkey

Jack: a male donkey

Geldings: a castrated male donkey

Foals: a baby donkey

Herd: a group of donkeys

Swine (Sus scrofa domesticus)

Sow: a female pig

Gilt: a young female pig

Boar: a male pig

Barrow: a castrated male pig

Piglet: a baby pig

Drift or sounder: a group of pigs

Litter: a group of piglets


Goats (Capra aegagrus hircus)

Doe: a female goat

Buck: a male goat

Wether: a castrated male goat

Kid: a baby goat

Flock or herd: a group of goats

Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Doe: a female rabbit

Buck: a male rabbit

Kitten or kit: a baby rabbit

Herd: a group of rabbits

Litter: a group of young rabbits

Chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus)

Hen: a female over one year

Pullet: a female under one year

Cock: a male over one year

Cockerel: a male under one year

Chick: a baby chicken

Flock: a group of chickens

Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)

Hen: a female turkey

Tom: a male turkey

Poult: a baby turkey

Rafter: a group of turkeys


Geese (Anser anser domesticus)

Goose: a female goose

Gander: a male goose

Gosling: a baby goose

Flock or gaggle: a group of geese

Ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus)

Duck: a female duck

Drake: a male duck

Duckling: a baby duck

Flock: a group of ducks

Pigeons (Columba livia domestica)

Hen: a female pigeon

Cock: a male pigeon

Squab: a baby pigeon

Kit or flock: a group of pigeons

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