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Porking on the Street

Leigh-on-Mendip - September 2008

The sow and her piglets escaped from Sparks Farm late Tuesday afternoon, 23rd September, and found the grass was greener on the corner of Park Hayes opposite the Vicarage.  Minor mayhem ensued as various villagers tried to round them up and stop them getting onto the road.  The sow, naturally, took exception to seeing her piglets picked up by one leg in attempts to put them in the back of the farmer's 4 x 4 !  Two grown men were knocked over ~ 2-0 to the pig.  Finally, all the piglets were safely aboard and their mother sedately followed Rick Massey (and a bucket of feed) back home.

Vicki Winks

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