Day: November 2, 2015

Meet Chewy.

On September 10th, 2015, in New Jersey, a 700-pound pig went into labor, nine days early. The labor was very difficult and only five babies were viable at birth. One survived. Here is the story about Chewy, a miracle pig.  All the odds were against her survival, but the love and dedicated commitment of Linda and Rebecca (mom and daughter), gave this piglet a chance at life. PE🐽NY:  How did Chewy become so lucky to find you, and vice versa? Rebecca (Chewy’s human mom) holds an Animal Science degree and works on a unique farm that is focused on education.  Rebecca was present the day of the birth, and assisted in the labor.  Post delivery, Chewy had a lot of fluid in her lungs and Rebecca spent a lot of time clearing them, trying to get her to breathe. Upon arriving to work the next day, Chewy was the only little piglet to survive the night. Since it was a Friday, and Chewy would need round-the-clock care to survive, Rebecca decided to bring her home for the …