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  Pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pig is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
Pigs are commonly associated with greed ("as greedy as a pig") and obesity, gluttony ("to pig out").
Pigs are also associated with dirtiness ("this room is a pigsty"); the latter probably comes from their habit of wallowing in mud.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pig   (1654 words)

 Pig Processing FAQ
A smaller pig is not as economical, and a much larger pig will have a higher percentage of body weight in fat and be less manageable for home slaughter.
Pigs are the only animal I ever gut with a head-down hang, since the physical structure of the hind hocks are more suitable to take a gambrel stick and the weight of the head and neck are a strong counterbalance.
Pig stomachs need to be cleaned and scrubbed thoroughly, and boiled for at least an hour before they begin to be palatable.
members.tripod.com /~BayGourmet/pig.html   (12336 words)

 PIG (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
PIG's sound tends to run to the orchestral, with darker, more complex, more ambient beats than those of KMFDM.
The former was reissued as Pig and Sow in 1999.
PIG's 1995 album Sinsation was released in the US on Trent Reznor's label Nothing Records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PIG_(band)   (780 words)

 Pig - Uncyclopedia
The pig was domesticated in 1942 by the Allies as they marched across the barren plains of Germany.
Pigs were domesticated and farmed widely within two years, and history has since forgotten that bacon, ham, and pork chops were ever made from anything else.
Pigs are known to commonly speak a number of different languages, depending largely on their nationality and ethnic background.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Pig   (770 words)

 Wikinfo | Pig
While pigs are raised mostly for meat, their skin is used as a source of leather.
Pigs, like humans, are omnivores, making them easy to raise: on a small farm or in a large household they can be fed kitchen scraps as part or all of their diet.
Pigs are commonly associated with greed and with dirt; the latter probably comes from their habit of wallowing in mud.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=pig   (500 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Swine Breeds
Pigs were also a popular subject for statuettes in ancient Persia.
The reason for this is simply because pigs are difficult to herd and move for long distances.
Pigs have become vital to the economy in parts of the world.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/swine   (162 words)

The wild pig is a formidable foe; fierce, intelligent and always dangerous at bay.
Your pig will then be stored in our walk-in cold box until you are ready to leave.
Pig tags are nontransferable and that means you cannot share or sell the tags to another hunter.
www.pig-hunt.com /index.html   (495 words)

 The Pig - All Creatures Animal Exploitation Photo Gallery: This All Creatures Animal Exploitation Photo Gallery is ...
(Pig - Factory Farming - 12) This dead pig was dragged from his or her crowded prison cell and dumped in the aisle.
(Pig - Factory Farming - 13) The pig in the foreground is suffering from an untreated rupture.
(Pig - Transporting - 04) Instead of humanely euthanizing this pig before removing him or her from the truck, he or she was brutally ripped from the truck and and left to die a slow agonizing death.
www.all-creatures.org /anex/pig.html   (4542 words)

 Your Chinese Astrology Sign: The Pig - astrology.com
Pigs are simply possessed of a truly luxurious nature, one that delights in finery and riches (in surroundings, food, lovemaking and otherwise).
Pigs make great companions in part because of their refusal to see the more negative or base qualities in a partner, but that rose-colored view can lead to this Sign's allowing itself to be taken advantage of.
Pigs are highly intelligent creatures, forever studying, playing and probing in their quest for greater knowledge.
chinese.astrology.com /pig.html   (428 words)

 PIG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
It is not known where the word pig came from, although some have suggested a connection with Old English pic ‘pointed object’ (source of modern English pike), perhaps an allusion to the pig’s pointed muzzle (if that is the truth of the matter, pig may be parallel as an animal-name with pike)." (393).
A pig is someone who attacks you and at the same time claims he is the victim’, he said.
It was thought that the usage of pig to describe a police officer derived in the 1960’s at the time of the riots.
kpearson.faculty.tcnj.edu /Dictionary/pig.htm   (738 words)

 Chinese Horoscopes - The Pig
Pigs are more comfortable giving of their own time or attention than they are to ask others for it.
These Pigs are headstrong and diligent in the workplace, honest and caring in a relationship and trustworthy with everyone he meets unless given reason not to be.
A Pig’s stomach and intestines are prime spots for sickness because he tends to overindulge with food, alcohol or nicotine.
www.usbridalguide.com /special/chinesehoroscopes/Pig.htm   (1921 words)

 Pig People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Pigs are models of sincerity, purity, tolerance, and honor.
Pigs are born to give, to yield and to serve.
Pigs are born with an excellent nose for style in everything.
mrl.nyu.edu /~liaos/noshock/zodiac/pig.html   (386 words)

 Guinea Pig
The guinea pig is the domesticated variety of the wild or Peruvian cavy, a rodent that lives in the mountain regions of Chile and Peru.
Adult guinea pigs weigh approximately two pounds and are about 10 to 12 inches long.
Guinea pigs are a precocial species, which means that pups are born fully furred and with their eyes open.
www.hsus.org /animals_in_research/species_used_in_research/guinea_pig.html   (207 words)

 BookRags: Lord of the Flies Book Notes
As they walk they chant "Kill the pig, Cut her throat, Spill her blood." However, the attainment of the pig also means a lost opportunity to be rescued since, with the boys all off hunting, no one was on the mountain to tend to the signal fire and a ship passed them by.
Pig 4: Having killed a pig, a ritual is made from the hunting process as Maurice pretends to be the pig surrounded by a ring of hunters and they repeat again their earlier chant of "Kill the pig..." excitedly reliving the hunting episode.
Pig 9: Piggy is murdered and his after-death is also compared to the dying twitches of a pig.
www.bookrags.com /notes/lof/TOP4.htm   (829 words)

 Food Facts & Trivia: PIgs
Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they wallow in water or mud to keep cool.
Wall Street in New York got it’s name because it ran along the wall that was built by 17th century farmers to keep their pigs from straying.
They are a cross between the indigenous white pig of northern England and the small, fatter Chinese white pig.
www.foodreference.com /html/fpigs.html   (310 words)

 Show Chow Pig Feed
Pig First Step is intended to be fed to young show pigs from 25 to 50 lbs.
Pig Foundation delivers the cutting edge nutrition technology and optimum performance for show pig genetics.
Pig Burst Pay 108 is a safe way for show enthusiasts to improve the carcass characteristics of their show pigs.
showchow.purinamills.com /show/prod_hog_feed.html   (483 words)

 Strange Horizons Fiction: Tales of the Chinese Zodiac: Pig, by Jenn Reese, illustration by Jenn Reese
When he finally recovered, he was thinner than ever, only now he had a pig's keen nose and could smell the eggs cooking in the neighbor's house, even though the neighbors were a day's walk away.
The last thing he said was, "Mother is welcoming me in heaven, and she is oranges and summer, love and cool water on my feet." The Farmer fell to his knees, stricken by these words, but it was from his dead wife that he begged forgiveness.
He buried the boy with the pigs, and from then on, even their bacon smelled of oranges.
www.strangehorizons.com /2005/20050418/1zodiac-pig-f.shtml   (673 words)

 Pig Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Pigs are very adaptable animals that eat many different foods and live in a variety of environments.
Pigs were domesticated (tamed from wild animals) thousands of years ago.
Pigs are found on every continent on Earth except Antarctica.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/mammals/farm/Pigprintout.shtml   (191 words)

 Industrial absorbents, sorbents, spill containment, oil spill cleanup, industrial supplies from New Pig Corporation
New Pig Corporation manufactures the world's largest selection of industrial absorbents for oil spill cleanup: absorbent pads and mats, also known as "sorbents" plus socks, oil booms, pillows, pans, wipes, and spill kits.
New Pig is committed to keeping workplaces clean and safe worldwide, and now serves more than170,000 customers in over 40 countries.
Commonly known as PIG® MAT in the industrial world, this mat is unsurpassed in quality, performance and value.
www.newpig.com   (1086 words)

 FamilyFun: Is a Pig the Pet for Your Family? - and More Family Fun
There are horror stories, they say, of families buying what they think is a potbellied pig only to find their pet is not that breed at all, and grows to a whopping 300 and 400 pounds, totally unsuitable as a house pet.
Potbellied pigs are compact, carrying the bulk of their weight between--between 40 and 150 pounds--in their bellies.
And the pigs don't only delight the hearts of their families, they have brought many a smile to residents of nursing homes and hospitals where they often visit during the holidays or as part of pet therapy programs.
familyfun.go.com /raisingkids/learn/activities/feature/1102petpig/1102petpig.html   (2979 words)

 NCBI Pig Genome Resources
The pig (Sus scrofa) is an important model organism for health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and organ transplantation.
Pigs exist in both feral and domesticated populations, which have distinct phenotypes and karyotypes.
View porcine transcripts and Unigene clusters aligned to the human genome or the bovine genome in Map Viewer.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /genome/guide/pig   (212 words)

PIG morphed with various collaborators and Watts started working with Japanese musicians, turning his attention to Schaft, which became a huge hit there.
Long-time PIG fan Trent Reznor came to see him around '91/'92 at a tiny club in Camden, London, England and introduced himself to the unimpressed Watts who was surprised that this fellow knew most of PIG's scattered discography.
PIG was invited to open Nine Inch Nails' European tour in '94 -- complete with real pig heads on stage that were a load of fun after a few days' decomposition.
www.myspace.com /raymondwatts   (917 words)

 Rules of Card Games: Pig, Spoons
There are also two different ways to end each hand: in Pig the players touch their noses, while in Spoons they grab a spoon.
The lives can be represented by letters of the word PIG: the first time you lose you get a 'P', the second time an 'I', and the third time a 'G', and you drop out.
The loser of each deal is the Pig, and a player who has been a Pig three times becomes a Hog and drops out of the game.
www.pagat.com /passing/pig.html   (1294 words)

 Welcome To The Free State Of PIG!
Hambo's Career Counseling for Down and Out Thespians, is done with PIG's notorious sensitivity for the feelings of others.
With all this talk about electronic fences, walls, National Guardsmen, Border Patrol and Minutemen being deploying along the border, PIG has come up with a most practical solution.
PIg has no beef with celebrities who shill for a product.
www.pigazette.com   (2474 words)

 The Game of Pig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The game of Pig is a very simple jeopardy dice game in which two players race to reach 100 points.
Each turn, a player repeatedly rolls a die until either a 1 is rolled or the player holds and scores the sum of the rolls (i.e.
To learn more about the game of Pig, visit our Pig web page.
cs.gettysburg.edu /projects/pig/piggame.html   (236 words)

 Amazon.com: Disrupt Degrade & Devastate: Music: Pig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Pig continues to write songs that are of very high quality and continues to explore new directions.
The live tracks make me wish I had been familiar with Pig a few years ago when I could have seen him in concert.
Pig is not for the faint at heart, but for those who strive for excellence and take the path unseen by all others.
www.amazon.com /Disrupt-Degrade-Devastate-Pig/dp/B00003Q56S   (452 words)

 Pig N Ford > Home ( DNN 4.0.2 )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The idea for the race happened when a couple Tillamook County residents were transporting some pigs and one got loose.
They proceded to chase the pig in their Model-T Fords and had so much fun trying to catch, and drive with the pesky pig that they thought "let's do this at the Fair".
Once started, they make a lap around the race track (also used for live pari-mutuel horseracing) and must stop their car, kill the engine and put the pig back in its pen.
www.pig-n-ford.com   (278 words)

Listen to stories read by your teacher and classmates about the pig's life.
You will make a pig's number booklet by using the numbers 1-10.
You will draw a picture of pigs to match each number.
members.tripod.com /hop53/pigs.html   (324 words)

 maxhattler.com: pig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Pig is a short story by Roald Dahl.
In our visual interpretation of the narrative we have tested the possibilities of the manipulation of real images, taken from the world of the familiar to a much less friendly place, one which celebrates the absurdity of the one whose certainty we take too often for granted.
With PIG, Max Hattler and Martin Heaton were featured artists on
www.digitaldope.de /pig   (126 words)

 Pig -- Chapter 1
Finally, there is a lengthy set of make rules for different file types, all of which was copied pretty much verbatim from the original; normally, you should not have to change any of these.
For this initial version of Pig!, we only have two source files and four header files, so the dependencies have been manually added to the make file.
Our master window class should handle simple things like checking to see if the window is valid, or managing a context...stuff that every window would do exactly the same way.
www.humble-programmer.com /skyos/pig_01.htm   (2172 words)

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