These pigs look happy enough after winning the ‘on the hoof’ section of the ‘Porker Pairs’ competition at the 1982 Wairarapa show. However their future is not so bright. The second part of the competition is ‘on the hook’ – the animals are judged again once they have been slaughtered.
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