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This litter of newborn porkers has brought fresh hope for the future for Britain’s rarest breed of pig.

The ten British Lop piglets will help the breed as it battles for survival. Lops are losing out to more traditional hybrid pigs which are bred to grow quickly and sell fast.

Just 2,000 of them born every year, compared to around 10,000 large white hybrid pig. But most experts believe the Lop produces the tastiest bacon.

More at   Mail Online.

February 16, 2009 - Posted by | animals, Wow! |

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