Definition of in pig in US English:

in pig


  • (of a sow) pregnant.

    • ‘The first indication that a sow is ‘in pig’ is failing to come back in season after being mated.’
    • ‘A piglet from the porcherie costs FRw 5000 (€10) but the fatted pig can sell for FRw 15000 or a little more if a sow is in pig.’
    • ‘Some breeders will leave the boar in with the sow until they can feel that the sow is in pig.’