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What I Learned From Showing Pigs

I showed 4-H pigs for four years and my last show was earlier this month. It was hard knowing it was my last show and I didn’t realize how much I was going to miss it. 448 more words


Pig On The Road


Hoping for the cloud to clear we drove out to the north of the forest late this afternoon. 270 more words

Why the heck are there pig farms in the path of hurricanes?

When I reached Mike Williams by phone last week, the head of poultry science at North Carolina State University was in the field, visiting barns. At each stop, he came across the same sad scene: thousands of dead, sodden birds. 1,503 more words

Climate & Energy

Mr Rafferin

That is his name, after the french minister with the similar tummy! He is so very timid however Martin managed to get him to come close enough to nibble the ends of his fingers, before he jumped and ran off mirroring Martin! 28 more words

Pastoral Past Times

Why I ever agreed to give a home to a Gloucester Old Spot sow and her piglets, escapes me now. There was no pig cot or sty to receive them and they had to live in an open sided barn close to the woods – pretty much free range.  528 more words

Tuesday 18th October 2016: Another day, another hollar.

It is a new and currently inexplicable feeling to process through your central nervous system: the knowledge that this morning a truck the vertical size of a wealthy British home arrived to its final destination. 887 more words


Antibiotic Overuse Attacked Despite Data Showing Decline in Sales

Sales of veterinary antibiotics for use in both farm animals and companion animals are falling across Europe.

A report from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) … 889 more words