breed

J

jack

Term used to refer to a male donkey

jaundice

A condition in which the skin becomes yellow in color as do the mucous membranes; this is due to excess amounts of bilirubin.

jejunum

The middle section of the small intestine, found between the duodenum and the ileum.

jenny

A female donkey; commonly referred to as a jennet

jet black

A term used to describe a purely black horse

jib (jibber)

A horse who is balky in appearance

jig

A crooked method of walking in a horse; much like a prance

jill

A ferret who has not been spayed

jog

A trot, slower in pace

jowl

a) Term used for a pig’s cheek b) Term used for the meat taken from the cheek of a pig

jug

a) A pen where lambs are kept until their mother claims them b) A chute in a pen in which animals are passed through to help with sorting

jughead

A term used for a horse that is not taking well to training and lacks sense

jumper bull

A male cow that is used mostly for breeding

jumpers

Horses that jump at shows and go through judgment