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Could not resist the colours of these little piglets. They were obviously comfortable and warm. Any suggestions for an alternative caption? Again - point and shoot quality. I think they are Oxford Sandy and Black piglets.

The rare breed called Oxford Sandy & Black, or "Plumb Pudding," a heritage pig, is described in the most recent "Lyrical" pages of the fab food website, BritishFoodinAmerica.com. Fascinating. Check it out!

The rare breed called Oxford Sandy & Black, or "Plumb Pudding," a heritage pig, is described in the most recent "Lyrical" pages of the fab food website, BritishFoodinAmerica.com. Fascinating. Check it out!

Oxford Sandy and Black     Category 5 'Minority'   500-1000 registered breeding sows in the UK.

Oxford Sandy and Black Category 5 'Minority' 500-1000 registered breeding sows in the UK.

Oxford Sandy and Black piglet, 9 weeks old, against white background

Oxford Sandy and Black piglet, 9 weeks old, against white background

At one time a breed called the Oxford Sandy and Black was found in Oxford County, England. The Oxford Sandy & Black Pig sometimes referred to as the “Plum Pudding or Oxford Forest Pig” is one of the oldest British pig breeds, it has existed for 200-300 years. A traditional farmers and cottagers pig, of the middle part of the country, especially around Oxfordshire.It seems to be closely linked to the old Berkshire and Tamworth. Did it diverge from them? Or was it the result of crossbreeding…

At one time a breed called the Oxford Sandy and Black was found in Oxford County, England. The Oxford Sandy & Black Pig sometimes referred to as the “Plum Pudding or Oxford Forest Pig” is one of the oldest British pig breeds, it has existed for 200-300 years. A traditional farmers and cottagers pig, of the middle part of the country, especially around Oxfordshire.It seems to be closely linked to the old Berkshire and Tamworth. Did it diverge from them? Or was it the result of crossbreeding…

Oxford Sandy and Black Pig with Chris Wildman

Oxford Sandy and Black Pig with Chris Wildman

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