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Most farmers cite religious reasons for dropping the centuries-old practice. Farmers from Pam village in Trashigang said they stopped rearing pigs after some lamas told them how utterly sinful it was to fatten up animals for slaughter. Radhi Gewog
He has a beautiful house, beautiful landscaping and a beautiful view of the wildlife that parades across his land deer, wild turkey, quail, waterfowl...Wild hogs come up from the creek at night and root their way across the property, leaving a wake
Actress Loren Horsley took part in a 48-hour Freedom For Pigs vigil in Wellington's Civic Square at the weekend. She found fame dressed as a shark, and now Kiwi actress Loren Horsley has donned a pig suit to protest against the use of sow crates.
An animal rights activist has lashed himself to a silo at a pig farm in Cambridge in the Waikato. Another dozen demonstrators are outside, protesting against the techniques used to raise pigs. They say pig farming is inherently cruel, with sows
In Sutter County, a number of horses and pigs are in need of good homes. This comes after Sutter Animal Control successfully nursed the animals back to health. A number of pigs and horses were in very bad shape and in need of a hearty meal. "The
Fame Pictures Micro pigs -- those adorable mini piglets you can literally put in your jacket pocket -- are all the rage in Britain, but start saving now. Costing between £550 and £1200, these micro pigs make excellent pets since they like to keep
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.