Minnesota pig farmer Lincoln Langhorst shares a look at why producers use a farrowing crate to keep piglets safe, much like mothers who use bassinets to keep their babies safe:

His tweet was part of the #RealPigFarming campaign sponsored by the National Pork Board. The social media campaign encourages the nation’s pork producers to share photos and experiences online using the hashtag, #RealPigFarming. Read, “Pork Checkoff launches social media blitz.”