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Las Vegas pigs, chickens will love your no-longer-needed pumpkins

Do you want to help turn today’s jack-o’-lantern into tomorrow’s BLT?

Between now and and Monday, Las Vegas Livestock will have three drop-off locations for your no-longer-needed pumpkins. The donations will be used to feed the pigs and chickens being raised near Apex, north of the Las Vegas Valley.

The locations are:

— UNLV Rebel Recycling Center, on the southeast corner of East Flamingo Road and Swenson Street;

— Master Gardener Orchard at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 4600 Horse Drive;

— CAL-Ranch Store, 232 N. Jones Blvd.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.

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