Pigs Seized From Kentucky Farm to Be Euthanized Unless They Find Homes

by | September 6, 2018

458 pigs were seized from a Kentucky farm in Falmouth last week and animal rescuers are hoping to rehome the animals before they get euthanized.

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Many of the pigs seized are malnourished and some of them are also pregnant. Lori Tristan, owner of the farm, said she started it as a rescue operation but without proper management and neutering the animals, she soon became over-run.

State officials have given until September 14th to get the pigs rehomed from the Kentucky farm or else they will be forced to euthanize the animals. Rescue groups involved with trying to help the pigs in what is being described as the ‘largest, most daunting, and most urgent seizure case’ include Red Oak Animal Rescue, Cotton Branch Sanctuary,  Ziggy’s Refuge Farm Sanctuary, The Pig Preserve, Esther’s Army, and the Pig Advocates League among others.

Anyone interested in helping the pigs seized from the Kentucky farm can find out more information about donating to help the veterinary costs, volunteering time to help on site and with transportation, or adoption can find out more through the Pig Advocates Facebook Page.

Many people remember the Polk pigs back in 2016, there is now a situation that is 4 TIMES larger. 458 pigs in Kentucky…

Posted by Pig Advocates League on Sunday, August 26, 2018

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