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Q: Pigs' ribs ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Pigs' ribs
Category: Science > Agriculture and Farming
Asked by: wahoo67-ga
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Posted: 11 Sep 2005 22:33 PDT
Expires: 12 Sep 2005 06:49 PDT
Question ID: 567007
How many ribs do pig have and is the answer different for males and females?
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Subject: Re: Pigs' ribs
From: rainbow-ga on 12 Sep 2005 00:22 PDT
Pigs actually have between 13 and 17 pairs, although most have 14 or
15 pairs. Asymmetry is not unusual

"The Welsh sow had 16 to 17 pairs of ribs compared with an average of
all British pigs of 14."

I hope that helps.

Best regards,

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