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Types of Farm Animals

Alpaca​
Alpaca​

The Alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a species of South American camelid, similar to, and often confused with the llama. However, alpacas are often noticeably smaller than llamas. The two animals are closely related, and can successfully cross-breed.

American ​Bison​
American ​Bison​

The American bison or simply bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds.

Bactrian ​Camel​
Bactrian ​Camel​

The bactrian camel is one of the most adaptive animals in the world with the bactrian camel being able to withstand temperatures from 40 degrees Centigrade in the summer to -30 degrees Centigrade in the winter.

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Bali Cattle​
Bali Cattle​

Bali cattle are one of the important beef cattle breeds contributing to the development of livestock industries in Indonesia, and are the most predominant genotype within the eastern island, e.g. in West Nusa Tenggara p rovince.

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Cattle​
Cattle​

Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool. The term is sometimes used to refer solely to those that are bred for consumption, while other times it refers only to farmed ruminants, such as cattle and goats.

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Deer​
Deer​

Your deer farm will present you with challenges and joys. As you learn about your farm and your animals, continue to interact with other deer farmers, learning from them, and allowing them to learn from you.

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Domestic yak​
Domestic yak​

The domestic yak (Bos grunniens) is a long-haired domesticated bovid found throughout the Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. It is descended from the wild yak (Bos mutus).

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Donkey​
Donkey​

Benjamin is a donkey in George Orwell's novel Animal Farm. He is also the oldest of all the animals (he is alive in the last scene of the novel).

Dromedary​
Dromedary​

The Farm at Walnut Creek is a working Amish farm that gives you the opportunity to experience exotic animals like the Dromedary Camel in Amish Country, Ohio

Elk​
Elk​

Yes, you may become a successful elk farmer provided you have enough money to invest in starting and operating a farm, and are willing to spend a lot of time and energy to learn about ALL the aspects of elk farming, i.e., business, production, animal management and health, and marketing.

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Goat​
Goat​

The "Angora Goat scorecard" used by the Colored Angora Goat Breeder's Association (CAGBA), which covers the white and the colored goats, includes evaluation of an animal's fleece color, density, uniformity, fineness, and general body confirmation.

Guinea pig​
Guinea pig​

Why have Guinea Pigs at Odds Farm Park? They are very cute animals to watch and children shouldn’t miss them on their day out. Are there special breeds of Guinea Pigs at Odds Farm Park? The British Cavy Council oversees all the breeding associations and is responsible for setting the standard for each Guinea Pig breed.

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Horse​
Horse​

In this section of Animal Corner we are featuring just some of the animals that reside on the farm. You can find lots of interesting animal information about your favourite farm animals. You can discover and learn what life is like on the farm for sheep, pigs, cows, goats, ducks, llamas, chickens and horses.

Llama​
Llama​

However llamas and alpacas can be crossbred and the resulting animals are called huarizo. The closest living relative to the alpaca is the Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), a species native to the high alpine areas of the Andes. A baby alpaca is called a cria and weights just 6-8kg at birth after an 11 month gestation.

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Mule​
Mule​

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare). Horses and donkeys are different species, with different numbers of chromosomes. Of the two F1 hybrids (first generation hybrids) between these two species, a mule is easier to obtain than a hinny, which is the offspring of a female donkey (jenny) and a male horse (stallion).

Pig​
Pig​

The young pigs – Four pigs who complain about Napoleon's takeover of the farm but are quickly silenced and later executed, the first animals killed in Napoleon's farm purge. Based on the Great Purge of Grigori Zinoviev, Lev Kamenev, Nikolai Bukharin, and Alexei Rykov.

Sheep​
Sheep​

Because the sheep are so, well, sheep-like, they're super easy to manipulate. At the end of the novel, the pigs start walking on two legs—so, Squealer teaches the sheep a new chant: "Four legs good, two legs better" (10.13).

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Water Buffalo​
Water Buffalo​

The wild Asian water buffalo is an endangered species, from which the domesticated water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) was tamed around 5,000 years ago. Since then, two main types of domestic water buffalo have found prominence.

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Zebu​
Zebu​

The zebu is a species of cattle that is native to the jungles of South Asia and the Zebu is the only cattle species that can easily adapt to life in the hot tropics. The zebu is also known as the humped cattle as the zebu has a very distinctive hump on its upper back, located behind the head and neck of the zebu.