About Ferrets : glossary

  • A group of ferrets is known as a business  

  • A male ferret is called a hob  

  • A female is called a jill  

  • A baby ferret of either sex is a kit  

  • Lesser used terms include: gibs (neutered male) and sprites (neutered female)  

  • Ferrets are naturally crepuscular, having activity periods during dawn and dusk.