It is ironic that people use the phrase “pig ignorant” to denigrate stupid people or people who are acting stupidly. Arguably the people who use… Read More »Blame the phrase “pig ignorant” on the pig’s stiff neck!
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the name of a disease should avoid “causing offence to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or… Read More »3 diseases unfairly named after animals
The African swine fever (ASF) virus is spreading in parts of Europe, Asia and Africa so reports the British government. The disease cannot be transmitted… Read More »Dogs can shed the African swine fever virus after consuming infected pork
A Belgian farmer, Piet Paesmans, says that he pigs particularly like jolly dance songs. He can tell because they start wagging their tails. If the… Read More »Pigs particularly like jolly dance songs
China is the world’s leading consumer of both wheat and rice. The pigs on pig farms in China ate 431 million tonnes of grain in… Read More »Pigs ate 45% more grain than the people of China
I had never heard of the guy but from what I have read about him today, I like him. His name is Carl Icahn and… Read More »Animal activist and activist investor Carl Icahn calls out Kroger on animal welfare issues
NEWS AND VIEWS: The pig farmer who set Scottish national standards of welfare and who owns a pig farm has been exposed as an alleged,… Read More »Animal welfare chief quits after piglets were killed with a hammer
Pigs can play computer games. A study tested the ability of four pigs: Hamlet, Omelette, Ebony and Ivory. They each had their own personalities. They… Read More »Another study shows us that pigs are smart. Please respect them.
Consumers should boycott pork as most pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath. Slaughterhouse pigs suffer before death. Millions of pigs suffer poor… Read More »Most British pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath
NEWS AND COMMENT: I’ve insulted pigs because the way the Taiwanese opposition members of Parliament are behaving is way worse than pigs. It is like… Read More »Piggish behaviour by Taiwanese opposition members of Parliament
Tonight, on BBC1 at 7 PM, Mary Berry, the television cook and former Great British Bake Off judge, will say on Countryfile: “I’ve always loved… Read More »As a child, Mary Berry liked to sleep with a piglet
A forty-three mile fence has been constructed by Denemark along the border with Germany. It covers the entire length of their border. It is designed… Read More »Controversial fence between Denmark and Germany to stop wild boar movement
NEWS AND VIEWS: This photograph, and others in the series, taken by Adele Landauer who happened to be in the right place at the right… Read More »Stark naked man chases wild boar who stole his laptop
Pygmy hogs are the world’s rarest wild pigs. They are also the world’s smallest and they’ve been placed under a virus lockdown in Assam, India… Read More »Pygmy hogs in India are in peril because of African swine fever outbreak