Camerin Naughton carries hay
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Pig farmers rally for government help

3 March 2011 Last updated at 10:42 GMT

Hundreds of pig farmers are holding a rally outside Downing Street to appeal to the government to help their industry.

They say they are being forced out of business by the rising cost of feed and low prices from the supermarkets.

Cameron Naughton, a pig farmer in Wiltshire explained to the BBC how his business has changed in recent times.

Retailers say they are not to blame for the difficulties facing the farmers.

Andrew Opie is Food Director at the British retail consortium and he told the BBC that retailers are ''paying a fair price for pork''.