OCTOBER IS NATIONAL PORK MONTH!!!
Here is some fun facts about swine in honor of it being national pork month.
* A group can be called a herd or sounder
* A pig can run a mile in 7 minutes
* They are considered to be 4th in line for intelligence.
* You can find swine on every continent but Antartica
*You can find more fun facts about bacon online than pork or pigs.
*Pigs have 4 toes on each foot but only walk on 2
* An average size litter is 8-11 piglets.
* Even the squeal is used on a pig, next time you watch Jurassic park they used pig squeals to make up some dinosaur sounds.
* They have over 15,000 taste buds more than any other mammal, including humans.
* Mud is a natural cooling agent and bug repellent for pigs.
* Swine can not sweat
And this is just the tip of the iceberg of the fun facts about swine. Feel free to add some more. We love fun facts about agriculture