More specifically though Chessington also has a children's farm called Yoohoo which is the perfect opportunity for animal lovers to interact with a range of farmyard friends, including pygmy goats, chickens, KuneKune
pigs and sheep.
Originating in New Zealand, the KuneKune
almost reached the point of extinction.
Australian Yorkshire, Kunekune
, and Hampshire are breeds of which animal 21.
Inspector Leanne Cragg from the animal welfare charity was sent to the scene and said she believes the pigs, possibly of the kunekune
variety, were probably pets who were deliberately abandoned.
On this organic farm, 200 Friesian cows are milked twice a day and there are kunekune
pigs and pet sheep in the animal paddock, so dogs have to be kept on leads.
Back at base we were given a tour of Aysgarth Lodge's own petting farm with resident creatures great and small, from the Kunekune
pigs Peppa and George, a talking parrot, donkey, miniature horse, alpacas plus ducks, chickens and goats.
A class for kunekune
pigs has been introduced this year.
Tonight, Rambo, the miniature New Zealand kunekune
pig, tries to beg, spin and roll over.
Teach My Pet to Do That ITV, regions vary Animal lover, comedian and presenter Alexander Armstrong opens the doors of his multi-species pet training school, greeting Kevin the chow chow dog and Rambo the miniature New Zealand kunekune
pig, to see if they can be taught to beg, spin and roll over.
TEACH MY PET TO DO THAT Friday, ITV, regions vary HOST Alexander Armstrong opens the doors of his multispecies pet training school, greeting Kevin the chow chow dog and miniature New Zealand kunekune
pig Rambo, to see if they can be taught to beg, spin and roll over.
He explained that they were a new breed called the Idaho Pasture Pig--a mix of Berkshire, Duroc, and Kunekune
that was developed specifically to thrive on grass.
TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOUR HOMESTEAD: We raise Kunekune
pigs, chickens for eggs and meat, bees for honey, and an acre of fruits and vegetables.