Piglets pride of farm

STAFF at Sheffield's Heeley City Farm finally have something to smile about after Violet the sow gave birth to seven piglets.

Tuesday, 9th October 2007, 1:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th October 2007, 1:34 pm

Only three months ago staff and volunteers were left devastated after an intruder broke in and slaughtered an entire litter born to another pig.

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But while staff mourned, Violet was quietly confident she would have a surprise in store. Now she is busy bringing up seven excitable piglets -and staff are determined they will have a safe upbringing.

• See tomorrow's Star for full story and pictures, and visit thestar.co.uk/video for exclusive footage of the piglets.

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