Results for: Teat

In Pigs

Why do male pigs have teats?

Females are the default of sexual reproduction, because the male chromosome is so much smaller than the female chromosome. Therefore, if there is a specific mutation on the ma ( Full Answer )
In Dog Health

Why is my female dogs teats swollen?

This sometimes happens after a female dog goes through a heatcycle. It could also mean that the dog is pregnant.
In Care of Rabbits

Does a rabbits teats change in appearance?

Yes. A mothers teats will become larger as soon as she nurses til the babies stop nursing and then her teats will get smaller as her milk drys up. If they become really larg ( Full Answer )
In Zoology or Animal Biology

How many teats are there on a pig?

10 teats is rather minimal. 12 teats is common. 14 teats is a good breeder. 16 teats is a superior sow.
In Domestic Dogs

How many teats do dogs have?

It varies! Most dogs have at least 8 teats, some have as many as 12.
In Cows and Cattle

Do bulls have teats?

Yes, just like human males have teats and cows and heifers have teats. The only difference between the teats of bulls and cows is that the teats of a bull are non-functional.
In Chemistry

What is a teat pipette?

My son has just started doing science this year and his teacher asked him to make a chart with some of the apparatus used in science. Could you be so kind and tell me what a t ( Full Answer )
In Domestic Dogs

Dogs sore teats?

Four of our five puppies have new homes. Now, however, the mother is refusing to eat and will not allow the remaining puppy to nurse.. She is trying to wean the puppy but, in ( Full Answer )
In Domestic Dogs

Female dog without teats?

That would be quite unusual. It's likely that the dog does have teats but if she has not been bred they are very small. If you look closely you should see some indication of t ( Full Answer )
In Fish

What is a fish teat?

Fish are piscine animals- Pisces- Fish. They do not have teats or breasts as they are not Mammals. Some fish are live-bearers,but they do no nourish their young, the small fry ( Full Answer )
In Dairy Management and Production

How do you treat warts on cows teats?

Your veterinarian may have a remedy to try, or you can shop around for a topical ointment to remove the warts. Some people swear by honey on the surface covered in duct tape ( ( Full Answer )
In Care of Horses

How many teats do horses have?

Mother Nature, always thinking ahead, gave the horse 2 teats. Since horses are really only supposed to have one baby at a time they mare gets 2 'fawcets' one as a spare. The f ( Full Answer )
In Animal Life

Are teats exclusively mammalian structures?

Mammary glands are exclusive to mammals. This means teats areexclusive to mammals, but not all mammals have teats. The mammalsthat don't have them are the platypus and the ech ( Full Answer )
In Care of Rabbits

How many teats on a Holland lop?

There are eight but a holland lop is so small they usually do not have eight babies.
In Dairy Management and Production

When can you feel milk in a horse teats?

It depends on the mare. You may feel milk in the mare's udder when she has a month left to foal, or you may feel milk in the mare's udder right after she has foaled.
In Domestic Dogs

What are teats in male dogs?

Teats are In male dogs for absolutely no reason so why don't you call a vet for that (new person writing) No need to call a vet. Human males also have teats on their chest, a ( Full Answer )
In Cows and Cattle

What is a teat on a cow?

There are four teats to a cow's udder. They are used for suckling a calf. In milk production, hand milking may be used, but large scale operations use milking machines (and re ( Full Answer )
In Cows and Cattle

What is a fish teat on a cow?

A fish teat is a nipple that flattens and splits near the end. Thistype of teat is used in the milking process.
In Cows and Cattle

Why do cows have four teats?

Twins are not all that uncommon and when nursing, it's good to have an alternate as calves can nurse quite vigorously.
In Goats and Sheep

Can goats get double teats?

Yes, these teats are sometimes called fishtail teats and it can be difficult for kids to suckle on them.
In Mice and Rats

Why do male rats have teats?

Male human beings and males of most mammal species have teats, too. They are just undeveloped in males, fully developed in females.
In Cows and Cattle

Does a cow have 16 teats?

No. A cow only has four teats, not 16 or 8 or 7 or whatever number you come up with.
In Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

Why the idiom as cold as a witches teat?

This is not an idiom. When you see AS ___ AS ___ you are dealing with A Simile. They are comparing the temperature to a witch's supposedly cold body.
In Cows and Cattle

Why do cows have 4 teats?

The udder is divided up into four quadrants, called quarters. These quarters have one teat each so that each quarter is able to "expel" milk through that teat.
In Care of Rabbits

Do rabbits have teats if they aren't pregnant?

Yes, male and female rabbits have nipples, although they may be hard to find because they're very small under the fur; the nipples of a nursing female rabbit will be much larg ( Full Answer )
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Why do some boys have teats?

All boys have teats though most are small and not shaped like those of women. Boys and men who have large breasts have them because this is an area where the body stores exces ( Full Answer )
In Cows and Cattle

Why do cows have many teats?

Only four teats on a cow shouldn't be considered as "many." The advantage of having four quarters--and thus four teats--on a cow is so that the calf doesn't suckle one milk gl ( Full Answer )
In Dairy Management and Production

What is the max number of teats a cow can have?

A cow should have four functional teats as maximum. She can, however, have two or more extra non-functional teats, none of which affect production nor milking ability. In dair ( Full Answer )
In Domestic Dogs

How many teats can a female dog have?

Actually, 8 is usually the norm, however six or ten is common. Sometimes they can have an odd number too.
In Uncategorized

What is the meaning of the word teat?

The meaning of the word teat is an protuberance from a female mammal's body used to secrete a milky fluid full of nutrients to feed their young. These usually typically come i ( Full Answer )