Music and pep talk prep Taiwan pigs for slaughter

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  • Monday, 18 Jun 2007

TAOYUAN COUNTY, Taiwan (Reuters Life!) - The temperature is set at a comfortable level. The drinking water is purified. Pop music plays overhead. And every weekend the host organises a stroll in the woods and encouraging words. 

But this is not a hotel, or even a weekend spa -- this is a Taiwanese pig farm whose livestock is destined for slaughter. 

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