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Bisexual boar 'head over squeals' for breeding bull
The pig in the picture is not the bisexual pig in the article

Bisexual boar 'head over squeals' for breeding bull

Published: 22 Feb 2012 10:57 GMT+01:00
Updated: 22 Feb 2012 10:57 GMT+01:00

“He became completely smitten with him and jumped the fence to the pasture and started to court him, or rather, tried to mount him” said farmer Magnus Nyman to The Local.

“The bull was very embarrassed.”

About a year ago, Kalle, the breeding boar at the Källunda farm near Käglinge in southern Sweden, spotted the farm's breeding bull, Sune Mangs, across the yard and fell deeply and desperately in love, or in lust, as the case may be.

“He is elegant, the most handsome bull around. The pig certainly has shown he has a good taste in bulls,” Nyman said.

However, the love is unrequited. Sune Mangs is not interested. His mind is firmly on the heifers next door.

But despite his obvious lack of interest, the persistent pig is not willing to let love's young dream vanish. He courts the bull with fervour and every chance he gets, he runs after him, according to his owner.

“His eyes say everything. He is as bisexual as they come,” Nyman told local paper Skånskan.

“If there is anyone with a lonely gay boar in Skåne, they can come by and see if they take a fancy to each other. Kalle is worth better.”

While another gay pig wouldn't do much good for the piglet breeding on the farm, Kalle seems to know how to separate business from pleasure, which is lucky for Nyman who has ten sows.

“He does his duty by the sows, I guess that will have to be enough for him,” Nyman told The Local.

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12:02 February 22, 2012 by OUIJA
It will march in the next Pride Parade. Just wait and see.
12:04 February 22, 2012 by johnny1939
Comments anyone?
12:16 February 22, 2012 by azimov
Typical male. Will sh*g just about anything:)
12:51 February 22, 2012 by GLO
Well, most men keep busy at home....
12:53 February 22, 2012 by BillyB
What a pig...
15:51 February 22, 2012 by Svensksmith
Sounds like Farmer Magnus is a bit jealous.
16:14 February 22, 2012 by Tanskalainen
Animals copy the behavior of their owners.
16:34 February 22, 2012 by colombianska_tjej
No offense intended but, do all the weird stories occur only in Skåne? What's happening there?

Usually, when I read weird things the most of the times happen in Skåne...
19:58 February 22, 2012 by acidcritic
Let`s give the pig a chance, inject it with a big dosis of growth hormones
20:22 February 22, 2012 by janklassen
give the bisexual pig a chance
20:09 February 24, 2012 by Coalbanks
Boars: They will pork anything!
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