Museum.BL, Liestal

The pig. Likeable, clever and tasty

03.03.2018 - 11.08.2019

They play, cultivate friendships and react curiously to every little change: The Museum.BL accompanies pigs on a farm and shows how unusually varied the short life of a fattening pig can be.

An animal that we use and which is so similar to us at the same time: Why can we fall in love with a sweet piglet and eat a delicious roast pork the next day? How do we deal with this conflict? Researchers, breeders, farmers and butchers are looking at the human view of the pig.

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Hausschwein. Foto: Pit Schmid
Hausschwein. Foto: Pit Schmid