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*Over [[Special:Statistics|100 pages]] on pig diseases
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:- [http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/prospectivestudents/experience.aspx Recommendations for the Pre-Veterinary Experience]
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:- Pigs do not have functional sweat glands. They use water or mud for the purpose of staying cool in hot weather.
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:- A female pig is called a sow, while the male is called boar. The baby of a pig is called piglet.
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:- Pigs have such a well developed sense of smell that they can easily find things underground.
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:- Many experts consider pigs to be more trainable than dogs or cats.
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:- The largest pig till date was a Poland-China hog, named ‘Big Bill’. It weighed 2,552 lbs and had a height of 5 feet and a length of 9 feet.
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:- The scream of a frightened pig can measure 115 decibels, higher than the noise of a jet engine (113 decibels).
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*[http://www.vetsweb.com/news/us-thousands-of-veterinarians-arrive-for-annual-avma-convention-kick-off-1325.html US: Thousands of veterinarians arrive for annual AVMA convention kick-off]
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*[http://www.thepigsite.com/swinenews/24401/philippines-hoping-to-export-pork-by-2010-end Philippines Hoping to Export Pork by 2010 End]
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*[http://www.thepigsite.com/swinenews/24388/rspca-think-pig-promotes-pork-labelling RSPCA: Think Pig Promotes Pork Labelling]
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Latest revision as of 22:30, 15 August 2012


Pig03.jpg

Latest articles

- Recommendations for the Pre-Veterinary Experience
- Veterinary science making waves

Did you know...

- Pigs do not have functional sweat glands. They use water or mud for the purpose of staying cool in hot weather.
- A female pig is called a sow, while the male is called boar. The baby of a pig is called piglet.
- Pigs have such a well developed sense of smell that they can easily find things underground.
- Many experts consider pigs to be more trainable than dogs or cats.
- The largest pig till date was a Poland-China hog, named ‘Big Bill’. It weighed 2,552 lbs and had a height of 5 feet and a length of 9 feet.
- The scream of a frightened pig can measure 115 decibels, higher than the noise of a jet engine (113 decibels).

Latest pig news...