Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Muddy paddock (1st of 2)

Muddy paddock

In the past, pigs on dairy farms were invariably confined to one small paddock, which was soon reduced to bare ground that turned to mud in wet weather. This muddy paddock was photographed at the Cheltenham Dairy Company in 1949.

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Reference: AANR 6329 57 K3018

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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Pig farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 August 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008