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Pigs allegedly neglected, deprived of water

by 5m Editor
30 December 2004, at 12:00am

US - Among the allegations of animal neglect and abuse raised against the University of Nevada, Reno, is the charge that a herd of pigs to be used for skin cancer research was routinely deprived of water and proper care from May to early November. Craig Beattie, a biotechnology professor at the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, said the pigs always had enough water, food and care since arriving at UNR May 20 from Texas A&M University. He said the colleague who alleged neglect of the pigs to the USDA is guilty of tampering with the animals and possibly ruining their research value.

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