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Last Updated: Tuesday October 16 2007 08:06 GMT

In pictures: Pocket porkers wow farm crowds

Miniature pigs

These pint-sized porkers are the latest arrivals at Pennywell Farm in Devon, in the south west of England, but they're already proving to be a big hit.

A miniature pig being weighed

This little pig is just over a week old, but even when he's fully grown he'll only weigh 70kg, compared to an average adult pig, which weighs a whopping 500kg!

Miniature pigs

They belong to the rare kune kune breed, from New Zealand, but they're not the smallest pigs in the world - that's thought to be a 28inch-long wild pygmy hog that lives in India.

Miniature pigs in a pumpkin

Too cute! These mini pigs look like they've already got their Halloween costumes sorted.



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