Food for thought: antibiotics vs. organic meat – We Bought the Farm

We had a pig scare today. Big Boy stopped eating last night, and he laid down to sleep while the other 3 (Tugboat, The Corporal, and Number Two) fought over dinner. He’s a pig, so dinner should be the absolute best part of every day. Something was wrong. I went to bed feeling anxious, but there wasn’t anything I could do at 10 p.m. When I checked on him first thing in the morning, he flopped over onto his side and seemed reluctant to get up. He had a drink of water, but showed no interest in the carrots I brought for breakfast. His pointy piggy tongue was sticking out of his mouth.

Crap. We had a sick pig.

I called work to tell them I would be late and took a trip to the farm su….

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