The lives of the Pig-Vision pigs – a review

The Pig-Vision project has observed the lives of two pigs for seven months. Two brothers, whose lives could not have been more different. If you are still wondering exactly what this project is all about, then this article will help you to understand. With this comparative video line-up we want to provide a retrospective overview […]

Jackpot is feeling well also in winter!

Even in the snowy, cold winter Jackpot, who by now is seven months old, has a wonderful time! With his 96 kg (his brother X15 will be killed next week with 120 kg and turned into sausage) rollicks outside – and also helps himself with food from the horses once in a while…

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The life of Jackpot – Lucky pig!

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Jackpot our cross-country-pig

Different from conventional factory farming Jackpot is able to run over widespread paddocks and green meadows – and thereby demonstrates his cross-country abilities!

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Piglet Jackpot is enjoying the late summer

Many more pictures of Jackpots excursion you can find on our newest Flickr-Album.

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What Cats think about Pigs

Hello, I’m Antonella. For those of you who don’t know: Doris and Harald are under the impression that they are the bosses round here. The pigs think they are (the real pigs, not Doris and Harald!) and even Bruno the donkey sees himself as boss. But it’s not true, any of it: I’m the boss […]

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The first contact

Jackpot was left to the other adult pigs at Schabenreith for the first time. Here you can watch how he makes friends. Further pictures in this series you can find as usual on Flickr.

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Why Piglets and pigs belong in fields

Piglets and other pigs in Europe live mostly in sheds. And almost always on slatted flooring. There is nothing for them to sniff at, to roll in or to dig up. And it’s exactly these things that pigs want to do! See for yourself!

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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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