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Down on the farm at “agro-Disneyland”.

Somewhere between Chicago and Indianapolis lies The Pig Adventure. Housing 3,000 sows and producing 80,000 piglets per year, this “agro-Disneyland” invites visitors to see how the modern farm works.

Special thanks to The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farm.

  • A visitor to The Pig Adventure in Fair Oaks, Indiana, boarding the Pig Bus.

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  • Riding the Pig Bus.

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  • A staff member explains the Electronic Sow Feeder system to Amish visitors as they look down onto the gestation barn.

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  • The gestation barn.

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  • Visitors look down at newborn piglets nursing in the farrowing barn.

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  • A staff member cleans the empty farrowing barn.

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  • Newborn piglets nurse in the farrowing barn. A pipe blows cool air on the mother to regulate her temperature and there are red tiles that have hot water running through them to offer a warm place for the piglets to sleep.

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  • Pig souvenirs in the gift shop.

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  • Visitors can watch staff make Fair Oaks produce through windows from the café and gift shop.

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  • The Visitors Center provides many interactive and educational displays.

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  • A visitor watches an interview on one of the ‘Talking Hogwash’ screens.

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  • The Pig Bus returns.

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