Do not feed food scraps to pigs

Pigs can eat many things, but that does not mean they should. Alberta Pork strongly disapproves the use of any human food scraps as pig feed. By feeding scraps, it is quite possible you are breaking the law, not to mention jeopardizing the integrity of our annual $24 billion Canadian pork industry. In Canada, it…

Lunar New Year 2019: return of the Earth Pig

Lunar New Year 2019—commonly referred to as Chinese New Year—begins on February 5. We are entering the Year of the Pig, the last animal in the 12-year Chinese calendar cycle. Characteristics of the pig include luck, wealth, honesty, generosity and trustworthiness. The Chinese calendar also follows a cycle of five natural elements (Wood, Fire, Earth,…