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Pig City

By RonWestrup
Capturing a tranquil yet busy rural scene in the heart of Norfolk UK

Tags: Norfolk Pigs Rural Landscape and travel Farm life

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tonyguitar 6 65 37 Canada
30 May 2012 12:10AM
If the public knew how badly treated the animals on some of these big farms are, they would stop buying bacon. The CBC did a documentary and stated producing sows were held in tight pens for weeks on end. To be fair, some of these seem to have limited freedom. TG

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30 May 2012 11:40AM
Hi TG, Yes these particular pigs have a lot of freedom by comparison, they have a very large field to roam around in unrestricted. This is a very positive move away from "the old days" when pigs were confined to buildings for the entire duration of their lives. There are a lot of these open field piggeries near where I live and one thing I have observed is that the animals seem to be quite happy running around and basking in the mud (as pigs do). Ron
tonyguitar 6 65 37 Canada
30 May 2012 6:15PM
Thanks for that Ron. Very good to hear things are better around your area. TG

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