Pigs

Officials say this fire killed more than 1,000 hogs. (Photo courtesy: Pender Co. Emergency Management)
Fire kills more than 1,000 pigs on Pender County farm
Several agencies are on-scene at a Pender County farm after investigators say a morning fire killed more than 1,000 pigs. Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:37pm
More than 4,000 hogs die in Moore County farm
A fire at a farm in Moore County has killed more than 4,000 hogs. WRAL-TV reported the fire started around 11 p.m. Wednesday at a 700-acre farm near Eagle Springs. The station reported that the hogs ranged from 14 to 45 pounds. Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:32am
NC groups seek state of emergency over pig virus
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — A viral outbreak that’s affected nearly a third of North Carolina’s 3,000 major hog farms has led two environmental groups to seek a state of emergency declaration. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Waterkeeper Alliance and the North Carolina Riverkeepers have sent a letter and a public records Read more... Sat, 03/01/2014 - 3:47am