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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.

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!

Geoffrey and Agatha Oxford Sandy and Black Piglets - very happy indeed

Geoffrey and Agatha Oxford Sandy and Black Piglets - very happy indeed

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…

X Oxford Sandy and Black weaners

X Oxford Sandy and Black weaners

The Oxford Sandy & Black  The Oxford Sandy & Black or OSB has reached crisis point at least twice in it’s past when numbers dropped so low that extinction was a real possibility.

The Oxford Sandy & Black The Oxford Sandy & Black or OSB has reached crisis point at least twice in it’s past when numbers dropped so low that extinction was a real possibility.

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