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One more reason why Paul Wheaton is right about pigs...

 
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When I found this video just kept laughing.

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid960594369?bclid=958498245&bctid=1716406566

Yes Pigs are AWESOME!
 
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Flash Player.
No lookee-seey.
Could you please give a summary for those of use who can't view the video?
 
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Overview:

Texas rancher finds sole survivor day old feral hog
Takes home and gives to grandson
Two years later, this pet lives in the yard, AND
follows rancher out to pasture, and herds his cattle for him.

 
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You couldn't very well eat him after that, could you?

 
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Tyler Ludens wrote:You couldn't very well eat him after that, could you?



Which reminds me of this story...

http://SugarMtnFarm.com/have-your-pig-and-eat-it-too/
 
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I noticed today that the areas at the farm where the feral pigs came through a couple of months ago are chewed up, but they're also the only areas out in the pasture with any green grass growing on them. Food for thought.
 
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