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What's in our meat? ... and is NZ really GE free?

I purchased pork chops recently, and specifically chose the brand that advertises itself as being humane to its animals. Nice grassed grazing (for their chooks and pigs), outdoor huts with lots of hay. 778 more words


The Detroit Zoo Named Its Warthog Piglets After 'Game Of Thrones' Characters

A warthog at the Detroit Zoo has given birth to five piglets, and they have all been named after Game of Thrones characters.

The five piglets, two male and three female, were named Tyrion, Hodor, Daenerys, Sansa, and Cersei. 165 more words


The Tale of the Danish Protest Pig

“I could never be mad with a face like that.”

“Jeg er et dansk svin. Så smuk. Så dansk.”

As always, apologies for any faulty Danish. 76 more words


Day off - shouldn't have bothered

Had  a day off today – should have known better. Sorry to everyone on Twitter – you may have read that already.

Arrived around 5pm to find that the polytunnels hadn’t been opened all day. 181 more words


Body cam video catches Barstow pigs slamming pregnant sister to the ground, letting white woman go free

Charlena Michelle Cooks was accused of resisting arrest for not showing an ID (YouTube/screen grab)

Officials with the city of Barstow, California insisted this week that officers had acted properly when they used force to arrest a pregnant woman who refused to show them her identification, even though the charges were later dismissed. 854 more words


Piglet update

Our little piglets are growing bigger and bigger.  In about two weeks they will go to freezer camp.  YUM! Suckling pig is big here in Uruguay (as one acquaintance put it, think roast piglet with an apple in their mouth and you’d have the right idea). 43 more words


Blatter, Blather and Bluster

I’m the Chairman of a business software consulting group that operates in ten countries. We’re not large – around 100 staff – and we’re a relatively loose association, in that ownership differs from place to place. 421 more words