Piglet: Newborn pig, weighs 1-2 kilograms Feeder pig: Piglet after it’s weaned from the sow, also known as “weaner” pig Farrow: When a pig gives birth Sow: Adult female pig that has given birth [...]

Did you know…?

The origin of saying “Bringing home the bacon” comes from the once practice of fairs to grease a pig and let it loose among a number of blindfolded contestants. The person who successfully caught [...]

Is bacon fat good for you?

45 percent of the fat in bacon is monounsaturated, the good-for-you fat that can help lower bad cholesterol levels. Better still, bacon’s monounsaturated fat turns out to be oleic acid, the same [...]