Photo: Ray StanyardThe Legislature signed off on a $1.15 million settlement deal with Steve Basford this year.
A pig in a poke: Former pig farmer Steve Basford savors a bittersweet victory
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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