Little piggy: Valentine ‘stealing the show’

2008-02-13 00:00

An 11-day-old Gloucester Old Spot pig dubbed Valentine because he was born on January 29 with a heart-shaped patch on his side.

The piglet, one of a litter of seven, became the centre of attention after staff at Byford’s Farm near Newent, south-western England spotted his unusual markings.

Specialist breeder Eric Freeman said Valentine is “stealing the show” having won a legion of fans in the build-up to Valentine’s Day.

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