2 days ago
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Missouri approves using pigs for research, despite protests

The University of Missouri says it will continue to use live pigs to train emergency room doctors, despite protests involving national and local advocates.
1 month ago
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Who squealed? Vet, workers charged with letting pigs roam

A Durham veterinarian and two employees are facing charges after authorities say they let three pigs go free in their office parking lot.
2 years ago
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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.
More than 4,000 hogs die in Moore County farm
3 years ago
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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.
NC groups seek state of emergency over pig virus
4 years ago
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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 […]