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The Mass Slaughter Of Heritage Hogs…

In Business & Finance, Nature on April 23, 2012 at 3:06 pm

… with NO logic behind the actions other than to pander to the needs of a large business conglomerate… who rear pigs. The article speaks for itself but it would appear that there is zero sense in wiping out the genetically diverse pool which would/could be used to develop future breeds and/or ensure a ‘safe harbour’ in the event that a (likely) disaster strikes the larger pig farmers – the rearing of many animals in a close environment requires the administration of large doses of anti-biotics to prevent the outbreak of disease. The heritage hogs do not pose a threat at all, simply ensuring their market dominance is maintained…


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