October 2, 2014
A pig in a poke: Former pig farmer Steve Basford savors a bittersweet victory

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The Legislature signed off on a $1.15 million settlement deal with Steve Basford this year.

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A pig in a poke: Former pig farmer Steve Basford savors a bittersweet victory

Amy Keller | 6/27/2014

Twelve years after the 'Pregnant Pigs' amendment upended Steve Basford's business, the ex-pig farmer savors a bittersweet victory.

"There were really only two operations in the state that were using the gestation crates, and I think that's why the animal rights people saw us as easy pickings for them." - Steve Basford, former pig farmer.

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