Fair releases feverish hogs early

August 7, 2012

Most of the hogs in the swine barn at the Indiana State Fair were sent home Monday, a day early, after six pigs in a 4-H show developed high fevers. The precautionary step was taken after the Indiana Department of Health confirmed 11 statewide cases of humans contracting the flu from hogs. State fair officials said the cause of the fevers in the pigs at the state fair is not yet known.