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Transcript of the Tamworth Pigs

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These are Tamworth pigs
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this pig is enjoying a scratch why don’t
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you give them a scratch whilst you are
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here but these Tamworth pigs actually
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despite their name
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originated in Ireland but this chap
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called sir robert peel brought them over
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to Tamworth in about
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1813 where they were first recorded and
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these guys are particularly good at
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grazing in woodland areas and they are
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very good at converting all of this
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green shrubbery into meat they are a
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dual purpose breed so they’re good at
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producing normal pork and bacon as well
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they’re not particularly fast growing
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which is why they are now actually
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considered vulnerable they are on the
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top list for the rare breed survival
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trust as being one of the most
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vulnerable groups of species of pig in
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the whole of the Uk so we’re very
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pleased to have two here at the farm one
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girl and one boy and we’re looking to
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get some more very soon so say hello to
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our pigs give them a scratch when you
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walk past and be very happy to see them
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because they’re so rare that we are
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pleased we’ve got them here on the Farm
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who are enjoying the woodland life

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