Piggin' Out

Makin' Bacon

It's All Good!

Bones and skin from the pig are used to make gelatin and glue. Glycerin from swine is used to make lipstick and crayons. Glass and fertlizer can be produced from the swine's bone meat. Dried bones are used to make buttons and China dishes. A pancreas gland from a pig are a source of insulin, which is used to treat diabetes. Because it is like human skin, pig skin can be used in treating burns. pigs can also help humans who have growth problems through the use of their hormones. A pigs heart valves gave been implanted in human hearts.

Little Piggy Went to Market

Pigs do not "eat like pigs" or "pig out", they actually prefer to eat slow and savor their food as much as they can. Pigs snuggle close to one another, they sleep nose to nose, they dream just like humans do. Newborn Piglets run to their mothers voices, and more than 20 other vocalizations have been discovered in pigs.

Pig Products

Many Products we eat come from a pig like ham, tenderloin, bacon, pork roast, porkchops, ribs, sausage, and ground pork. Additional products are glass, matches, footballs, floor wax, lubricants, buttons, and brushes.