Do pigs sweat, like a pig?

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Do pigs sweat, like a pig?
« on: 24/04/2008 16:27:41 »
I watched someone jogging the other day, and noted that they were sweating 'like a pig'. This made me wonder, do pigs actually sweat?

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Do pigs sweat, like a pig?
« Reply #1 on: 24/04/2008 19:40:38 »
IIRC pigs do sweat, but rather less than people. People are rather good at sweating- we evolved in a rather hot climate.
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Do pigs sweat, like a pig?
« Reply #2 on: 23/07/2008 23:27:41 »
most of the pigs i know wear deodeRUNTS! Sorry.

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« Reply #3 on: 23/07/2008 23:33:33 »
most of the pigs i know wear deodeRUNTS! Sorry.

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« Reply #4 on: 23/07/2008 23:38:58 »
yes- but if he's run out they use bakin' powder

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« Reply #5 on: 23/07/2008 23:51:48 »
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Pigs are more sensitive to the combined effects of heat and relative humidity than humans are, since they do not sweat
http://www.thepigsite.com/articles/5/housing-and-environment/1121/summer-swine-management

They wallow in mud to cool down.
« Last Edit: 24/07/2008 00:03:11 by RD »