Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hunt for 14 pigs stolen from Fordingbridge farm

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Image caption The pigs were kept in a pen on the farm close to the Damerham Road to Tidpit Road

Fourteen pigs have been stolen from a farm in the New Forest in Hampshire.

The Landrace Duroc cross pigs were taken from South Allenford Farm near Fordingbridge on Monday evening.

The pigs each weigh between 25 and 30 kilos (55-66 lbs) and are tattooed with "HB0789". They were kept in a pen close to the Damerham Road to Tidpit Road.

Police said the animals are likely to be kept and fed up as they are currently not the required size to be sent to an abattoir.

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