Five Fun Facts about Pigs

Pigs are a common topic in this house because they are my youngest’s FAVOURITE animal! So much so that we have had to rename bacon, ham and sausages when serving them for dinner! The swine related questions come in a constant stream. Here are just dome of the facts we have uncovered about these lovely animals.

Five Fun Facts about Pigs



If you would like to find out more about these fascinating animals, check out my latest column in the Irish Examiner and read all about whether pigs dream or not and other random facts. If you have a question you would like me to answer in the column, just send it to me at



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2 thoughts on “Five Fun Facts about Pigs

  • October 18, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Congratulations on your Examiner column – it’s fantastic!
    I had pork for dinner, and I’m only feeling a tiny bit guilty…

    • October 18, 2016 at 9:06 pm

      Thanks! We have renamed all pork in this house and it seems to have sorted the problem!

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