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IN Animals ON 06 Jul, 2016
Images of a very melancholic farmer in China is currently going viral because of his might and true love for the pigs he's administering. If you would witness the series of pictures featuring almost-drowning pigs on a rising flood that has dominated the pig shelter, you could feel the same teary-eyed feeling, too. How much more if you're in the same stressful situation and you still have to handle your 'babies?'
To know more about this sad farmer-pig story, keep reading and get into this journey.
He has to say goodbye to his 6000 pigs whom he cannot afford to evacuate from a rising flood in Bailin City, China.
Pigs were trapped and are starting to get drowned one by one.
All these pigs cannot be sold all at once. Aside from logistical concerns, he also has other considerations to get through and deal with.
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Volunteers and workers from the agricultural company Xishang group came to show their support.
If you experience the same fate as this farmer and as the drowning pigs, would it not be very depressing and saddening? Hopefully, his call for help to rescue them pigs went anywhere that is really beneficial.
After the severe flooding, almost 100 people were recorded as dead, while 13 are still missing from authorities and rescuers. This large scale disaster did not affect the pigs and Li Xiaobo alone, but also the livestock, crops, and other families around.
Millions of people are ordered to evacuate in safer areas. While pigs reach neck-high water levels, some experienced house-high.
Authorities are doing their best to control and investigate, and to address people's problems pertinent to the occurrence.
Let us hope that this will pass immediately, and let us hope for their steadfast recovery. Recover China, recover livestock and pig industries!