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The Government should not put the financial interests of a small group of pig farmers ahead of the economic interests of New Zealand as whole in drawing up new rules for the treatment of pigs. Instead, it should focus on protecting this country's
Christien Meindertsma photographs the byproducts of Pig 05049, while Bill Buford reflects on the many uses of this single animal Bill Buford Bone glue went into the making of these shoes. Photograph: Christien Meindertsma Early one morning last
Well now prepare yourself for the thrills and spills of pig racing. Four trained racing pigs will be heading to Bermuda for next month's Annual Exhibition. The animals are put into a starting stall and fitted with numbered bibs...The winning pig is
Lars Lewejohann worked with a team of researchers from the University of Munster, Germany, to investigate the differing abilities of the two types of guinea pig. "Both wild and domestic guinea pigs were able to learn the water maze task.
But Francis Mordaunt, of farm business consultants Andersons, has questioned whether the roller-coaster still exists, as the sector enjoys a period of prolonged profitability, though with only half the pigs of a decade ago. Mounie, Oldmeldrum,
The pig, before being butchered. Published: 3/24/2010 4:11 PM Last Modified: 3/24/2010 4:13 PM Read Natalie Mikles' story on the Cochon and see the pictures that prompted this column. We did not run a severed pig’s head on the cover of yesterday’
Rural Report for Tuesday, March 23, 2010 23/03/2010 12:40:03 Two large Hawkes Bay and Manawatu farming enterprises have been placed into receivership. Patoka Dairies and McVitty Properties, owned by Robert and Margaret McVitty of Feilding are in
Spencer and Jacqui Johnstone have learned to be lightfooted when near a protective mother. If hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, then tuck a threatened brood behind her to find the true definition of rage. Pigs are no exception to this rule and
A loving mother tenderly rubs her nose against one of her piglets after the youngster was born with a crippling condition. The newborn tried over and over again to walk but each time its hind legs gave way and it collapsed to the ground. Undeterred,
While it took him almost two months to recuperate Greg is now back at his meat shop. �The doctors gave me a choice of whether I wanted a tissue valve or an artificial valve.