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10/07/2011

Charlotte Smith helps a champion pig breeder prepare for the Great Yorkshire Show - although he fears high feed costs will force him out of business within a year.

Charlotte Smith helps a champion pig breeder prepare for the Great Yorkshire Show - although he is afraid he will be out of the business within a year.

Steve Loveless's family have pig breeding in their blood. His father started the farm in Dorset, his children are all involved, and even his five year old grand-daughter shows pigs around the ring. However, the high cost of feed has forced many neighbouring farms to go out of the pig business - and Steve fears he will be next.

Charlotte Smith learns how to show a pig around a ring in preparation for next week's Great Yorkshire Show, where the sow will be competing for the prestigious Pig of the Year Competition.

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Produced by Emma Weatherill.

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Sun 10 Jul 2011 06:35

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