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Photojournal: Working in a hog factory

"I arrive on the farm at 7pm and the first thing I have to do is have a shower, because hygiene is very important.

"Then, whenever I enter one of the seven pig sheds, I have to wash my feet in an antiseptic bath to help prevent the spread of infection.

"One of the things I have to do every day is check which pigs are sick, and make sure they get medicine quickly.

"Disease can spread fast when so many animals are kept close together."

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