PIGLETS

  • Swine fever outbreak in West Sikkim June 25, 2012

    Gangtok: With three blood samples testing positive at Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory(RDDL), authorities today confirmed swine fever outbreak as the cause of high mortality among pigs in Rinchenpong in West Sikkim. Joint Director, Animal Husbandry department[West], Dr DS Tewari said in a statement that results of three blood samples sent to...
  • Fine Print: Simians of South Block... for animal lovers November 14, 2008

    Here's an unusual tale by children's author Ranjit Lall one that should shake up the corridors of power in the Capital. There are a hundred terrible monkeys trying to take over a national park by holding some piglets hostage that's the story of The Simians of South Block and...
  • Dogs, cats passe, time to get a pig October 18, 2007

    Totnes, England: For all you pet lovers, the buzz is that chihuahuas are out but mini pigs are in. A farmer in southern england has spent nine years crossbreeding to create what he calls the perfect pig. The miniature pigs are little bigger than a teacup when they...