Good Appetite – Jackpot digs in quite well

As you can see piglet Jackpot quite enjoys his meal. We caught him while eating. In fact the food is tasty. Something entirely different than in the industrial livestock farming, where his brother X15 stays right now.

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Jackpot explores his meadow

When the weather is fine, Jackpot can always be found outside, searching in the meadow for anything edible to dig out.

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In the sunshine

Jackpot likes to spend sunny days on his meadow, exploring the earth and feeling the warmth of the sun. All the other pictures of this photostream are available on Flickr.

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Jackpot is visibly happy

As you can see in the following pictures, Jackpot has settled into his new home. He is eating well and getting to know his new environment. Today we were with him in his stable. But see for yourself! As always, there are more pictures on Flickr.

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Jackpot burrows through the meadow

Directly after his castration on last Friday Jackpot was on the way through the green meadow. Here you can see some pictures. You want more? Check out Flickr. Jackpot on its meadow Jackpot burrows and sniffs Jackpot on its meadow Jackpot burrows and sniffs

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Piglet Jackpot is sterilized as well – WITH local anesthetics

Due to the requirement of castration in a pet sanctuary (animal shelter), our piglet Jackpot unfortunately can´t stay out of  this surgical procedure. However he´ll be sterilized with local anesthetic. Sadly, this is not common usage in Europe, where most pigs are sterilized without anesthetic. With full sensation of pain, 250.000 piglets in the EU […]

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