It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Here's what happened when three Texas ladies banded together to found the non-profit corporation, Band of Barrows. Their mission? Raise money from businesses and individuals to support junior swine exhibitors.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.