|These are cows and calves|
Cattle are large, they have a fairly rectangular look to them, they are much larger than deer, and are not quite as tall as moose. Cattle tend to gather in herds. Cattle come in different colors, brown, black, white, and all sorts of combinations of color.
|Full sized horse and miniature horse|
Horses are large, but ponies are smaller. They have a slightly rounder shape than cattle do. They are often in herds but not always as some people might just keep a single horse. Horses come in many colors. Horses tend to me less afraid of people than cattle are, but they might run from strangers.
Similar looking animals include mules and donkeys.
|This is a hair sheep|
Sheep and goats are small. They sometimes have horns. They can be many colors and are nearly always in herds or flocks. Most sheep distrust people and will run if approached but goats can be friendlier in some cases.
Click here to read about the most popular breeds of sheep in the USA.
|2 Llamas and an alpaca|
Recently just north of me a hunter shot and killed a child's pony. Every year there are stories about hunters shooting cattle by mistake, or other farm animals. There is really no need for this. If you cannot see an animal clearly enough to identify it, you should not be shooting in the first place.
Also note that in most areas if you are hunting on farm land you must have the farmer's permission. You cannot hunt from the road, nor close to a road, and you cannot hunt after dark.