Ounce By Ounce

Photos by Nic Antaya/The Herald
Ben Kluesner, 15, front, and his cousin Nolan Brames, 16, both of St. Anthony, worked together to administer a flu vaccine to pigs at the Huntingburg farm belonging to their grandfather, Ernie Brames, on Tuesday. “I vaccinate a lot up here. After a while, it’s not hard,” Ben said. Ernie emphasized the importance of vaccination. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” he said.


Ernie mixed various fluids to create a flu vaccine for pigs at his Huntingburg farm on Tuesday.


Sam Kluesner, 12, left, and his cousin Kale Brames, 13, both of St. Anthony, worked together to count pigs at the Huntingburg farm. Altogether, the cousins counted 408 pigs, which will be shipping out to a finisher on Wednesday.

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