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Aroora Enterprises Piggery

Jarvis Road, Jervois SA 5259, Australia
Name: Aroora Enterprises Piggery
Address: Jarvis Road, Jervois SA 5259, Australia
Summary:

Aroora Piggery is a standard 500 sow farrow-to-finish pig farm in Jervois, SA. The sows are confined to small metal cages within farrowing crates for up to 6 weeks at a time, on hard concrete and metal floors; at least one was found living in her own excrement. In several farrowing crates, the water pipes above were dripping continuously onto the sows.

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Last known status: Open and operating
Updated: Unknown
Coordinates: -35.255962, 139.349457
ID: 885cf
Owned by: Davis family

Aroora Piggery is a standard 500 sow farrow-to-finish pig farm in Jervois, SA. As of 2008 there was also a separate grow-out facility on a different site, however it is unknown whether this is still the case.

Unlike most intensive pig farms, Aroora Piggery does not appear to cut off the tails of the piglets, however they do still cut chunks out of their ears as a method of identification.

The sows are confined to small metal cages within farrowing crates for up to 6 weeks at a time, on hard concrete and metal floors; at least one was found living in her own excrement. In several farrowing crates, the water pipes above were dripping continuously onto the sows.

Pregnant sows are packed into small pens with wooden and metal floors.