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Local Pig Desperately Trying To Learn To Talk As Slaughterhouse Date Approaches

SPRINGFIELD, MO—In just over a month, local pig farmer Dan Hankins will load this season’s yearlings into a trailer and transport them to the slaughterhouse. Fattening pigs, as they are known in the pig-slaughtering trade, make for delicious bacon, and this season’s crop is among the best the 58 year-old Hankins, who has been a pig farmer his entire life, has seen in years. 335 more words


It's National Pork Month So Fry, Grill, Bake or Sautée

For all you pork loving foodies out there, not only are we celebrating National Vegetarian Month, but we are also celebrating National Pork Month! That’s right, for all of you pork chop, barbeque, baby back ribs, ham and bacon lovers, this month we are savoring the mouth-watering essence of the “other white meat!” 133 more words