As Halloween approaches, the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) has warned against feeding pumpkin waste to livestock, including pet pigs, to safeguard animals from African Swine Fever.

According to APHA, pumpkins can only be fed to livestock, including pigs if:
  • They have NEVER entered a kitchen.
  • The carving utensils have never been in contact with products of animal origin.
This applies to pet pigs as well as commercial stock, and is to help prevent diseases like #AfricanSwineFever. Learn more here:

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