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Swine Dining: Pigs Feast on Discarded Pumpkins

Swine Dining: Pigs Feast on Discarded Pumpkins


Don’t throw away that Halloween pumpkin just yet: RC Farms will gladly turn it into pig food.

RC Farms, a North Las Vegas pig farm, again will collect used pumpkins at locations throughout southern Nevada through Monday. If you would prefer to feed a pig yourself, you can bring your pumpkin to RC Farms during business hours from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. until Monday. The farm is located in North Las Vegas at the corner of North 5th Street and Ann Road.

Last year, the effort resulted in more than 10 tons of donated pumpkins. Farm owner Bob Combs hopes to bring in 15 tons this year.

Drop-off locations are:

Goodbye to Your Trash Cans

Thanks to John Turner of 8 News Now for capturing a scene we're used to experiencing in the valley not because of rain, but because of wind. Someone's trash cans in this Summerlin neighborhood are taking an exciting adventure down the storm gutter during this week's heavy rains throughout southern Nevada.

(The focus will sharpen during the video. Watch the center of the frame.)