Collections were also made from species such as black knapweed, betony, common rock rose, woodruff and pig nut
Kevin and Nicola have ploughed into their research and should be able to spot some more unusual plants along the way, things like Alexanders, a bit like cow parsley and pig nut
, a root with a nutty taste.
The first things I throw in my pick-up truck are the pig nuts
, feed bowls, pig boards and sticks, plus an old army blanket that is thrown on the trailer ramp to help the pigs get over their fear of walking on metal.
This we would do with a combination of a cereal mixture known as pig nuts and hurdles - metal gates that fit together to form a cage.
Kevin laid out piles of pig nuts and eventually one of the pigs moved in and got his snout stuck in.
They spent the summer living well off pig nuts
and kitchen scraps,plus any tasty morsels they managed to root up in their paddock.
As long as she gets her pig nuts
and milk she's happy.
The only answer was to stay with them and slowly feed pig nuts
all day long to keep them occupied and compliant.
The 13 pigs guzzle on an all-they-can-eat buffet of blackberry bushes, briars and bracken - plus 6lbs of pig nuts
Hamlet, the Radio Wales boar who has been doing so well, getting a first and male champion at the Three Counties, only managed a second - but was half of the winning pair, so he still earned his pig nuts