Farm/ Domestic Animals Vocabulary in English

In this lesson, we will be focusing on domestic animals vocabulary in English. Domestic animals are those that have been tamed by humans and kept as pets or raised for food, labor, or companionship. They are different from wild animals and farm animals which are not domesticated. This lesson will introduce you to some of the most common domestic animals and farm animal body parts.

Farm/Domestic Animals Vocabulary

Domestic animals may live on a working farm or they may be pets in someone’s backyard. Although domestic animals are not your typical pet, they can be very affectionate and bond with their humans.

Domestic animals include:

  • Cow
  • Pig
  • Sheep
  • Goat
  • Horse
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Rabbit
  • Cattle
  • Piglet
  • Lamb
  • Kid
  • Colt
  • Chicks
  • Poult
  • Duckling
  • Gosling
  • Hare
  • Llama
  • Alpaca
  • Emu
  • Ostrich
  • Buffaloes
  • Bison
  • Elk
  • Yaks

Domestic Animals: Male, Female, and Young

Here is a list of male, female, and young domestic animals vocabulary in English:

  • Bull (cattle) – Cow – Cap
  • Boar (pig) – Sow – Piglet
  • Ram (sheep) – Ewe – Lamb
  • Buck (deer, rabbit) – Doe – Fawn (deer), Kit (rabbit)
  • Rooster (chicken) – Hen – Chick
  • Drake (duck) – Duck – Duckling
  • Gander (goose) – Goose – Gosling
  • Stallion (horse) – Mare – Foal
  • Tom (cat) – Queen – Kitten
  • Dog (dog) – Bitch – Puppy

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Farm Animal Body Parts

Parts of a Duck

  • Head: The front part of the duck’s body that includes the eyes, beak, and nostrils.
  • Neck: The long, slender part of the duck’s body that connects the head to the body.
  • Beak: The hard, pointed part of the duck’s head that is used for eating and preening.
  • Eyes: The organ that allows the duck to see, located on either side of the head.
  • Wings: The two large, feathered appendages on either side of the duck’s body that allow it to fly.
  • Breast: The front part of the duck’s chest that is used for swimming and diving.
  • Tail: The back part of the duck’s body that is used for steering and balance while swimming and flying.
  • Back: The top part of the duck’s body that runs from the head to the tail.
  • Legs: The four appendages on the bottom of the duck’s body that are used for walking and swimming.
  • Feet: The webbed appendages on the bottom of the duck’s legs that are used for swimming and diving.
  • Feathers: The soft, fluffy covering on a duck’s body that provides insulation and helps it to fly.
  • Oil gland: A gland near the base of the tail that produces oil that ducks use to waterproof their feathers.

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Parts of a Female Goat

  • Head: The front part of the goat’s body that includes the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth.
  • Neck: The long, slender part of the goat’s body that connects the head to the body.
  • Ears: The two appendages on the top of the head that are used for hearing.
  • Eyes: The organ that allows the goat to see, located on either side of the head.
  • Nose: The organ that allows the goat to smell, located on the front of the head.
  • Mouth: The opening on the front of the head that is used for eating and drinking.
  • Teeth: The hard structures in the mouth that are used for chewing food.
  • Udder: The glandular organ on the underside of the goat’s body that produces milk.
  • Teats: The small appendages on the udder that are used to milk the goat.
  • Body: The main part of the goat’s body that contains the internal organs and provides support.
  • Back: The top part of the goat’s body that runs from the head to the tail.
  • Tail: The back part of the goat’s body that is used for balance and communication.
  • Legs: The four appendages on the bottom of the goat’s body that are used for walking and climbing.
  • Hooves: The hard, pointed structures on the bottom of the goat’s legs that are used for walking and climbing.
  • Coat: The fur or hair that covers the goat’s body and helps to keep it warm.

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Parts of a Horse

  • Head: The front part of the horse’s body that includes the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth.
  • Neck: The long, slender part of the horse’s body that connects the head to the body.
  • Ears: The two appendages on the top of the head that are used for hearing.
  • Mouth: The opening on the front of the head that is used for eating and drinking.
  • Teeth: The hard structures in the mouth that are used for chewing food.
  • Back: The top part of the horse’s body that runs from the head to the tail.
  • Tail: The back part of the horse’s body that is used for balance and communication.
  • Legs: The four appendages on the bottom of the horse’s body that are used for walking and running.
  • Hooves: The hard, pointed structures on the bottom of the horse’s legs that are used for walking and running.
  • Mane: The long hair that grows on the horse’s neck and head.
  • Tail: The long hair that grows on the horse’s tail.
  • Coat: The fur or hair that covers the horse’s body and helps to keep it warm.
  • Withers: The ridge between the shoulder blades, the highest point of a horse’s back.
  • Chest: The front part of the horse’s thorax.
  • Abdomen: the part of the horse’s body that contains the internal organs
  • Croup: the area on the horse’s back that is located at the base of the tail.
  • Hock: the joint in the hind legs of the horse that corresponds to the human ankle.
  • Fetlock: the joint in the horse’s leg that corresponds to the human ankle.
  • Cannon: the part of the horse’s leg between the knee and fetlock.
  • Knee: the joint in the horse’s front legs that corresponds to the human knee.
  • Shoulder: the joint in the horse’s front legs that corresponds to the human shoulder.
  • Elbow: the joint in the horse’s front legs that corresponds to the human elbow.

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Parts of a Cow

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Parts of a Bee

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Parts of a Chicken

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