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Milk on tap!

By KangaGal
Taken at the Brisbane Royal Show. I spent a bit of time with these piggies & one of the stewards in seeing my interest, came over for a yarn. I'd noticed all the little piglets playing or sleeping, then the sow gives a signal and they all come running to her & latch on, then another squeal signals that the milk is now flowing. This is when the teats go taut as the piglets suckle in earnest. It was just a fluke that I 'clicked' at that precise time. Then as they have their fill, their little eyes glaze over and they fall sideways. It is so cute (if you like pigs!)

Tags: Milk Tap Pets and captive animals Piglets

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Comments


gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
24 Jun 2008 1:13AM
Great write up and a lovely image. - gary

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Tournisol 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 2:06AM
Cute shot.
Gina
ronss 10 1.2k Canada
24 Jun 2008 4:20AM
A full service stop - two levels, no waiting. Great catch, thanks for the story.
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
24 Jun 2008 4:30AM
Pleasing to see
Dennis
VIKI 10 18 1 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 6:57AM
Excellent shot of the milk bar. Well done I love it.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
24 Jun 2008 7:07AM
It's lovely to see them all clean in deep straw. Something that astonishes me is the fact each piglet has it's own teat and won't visit any other!! Smile
nickyv32 9 135 England
24 Jun 2008 7:37AM
What a great shot, lovely detail. Poor old Mum.

Nicky
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
24 Jun 2008 7:43AM
So lovely, really great image...
Leo 14 46 9 England
24 Jun 2008 8:21AM
Wonderful; shot, you must have been very chuffed to get it, they are so cute!

Leo
24 Jun 2008 9:55AM
wow great image nice details
Dawn
24 Jun 2008 10:21AM
Super image, made me smile.
Chris
thetriguy 11 23 12 United States
24 Jun 2008 12:09PM
Great image. A smile for sure.
Best, Bill
piccy 10 8 Wales
24 Jun 2008 1:06PM
A lovely shot, they all look so content.
Freda
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 1:38PM
wonderful pic I adore pigs and piglets
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 3:53PM
Fabulous shot that made me smile - and yes, I do like pigs. The limited colour range makes for a very engaging shot that concentrates on the activity therein.
fossilized 12 79 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 8:33PM
Lol... what a capture. Well done.
Jean
24 Jun 2008 10:55PM
A really great shot,composed beautifully,what a bunch of cute pigs!Love pigs!Wait till my daughter PIGMAD95 aka victoria sees them,such a sweet bunch.David
KangaGal 8 66 Australia
24 Jun 2008 11:34PM
Thankyou all for such nice comments.
proz 12 205 United States
25 Jun 2008 2:36PM
Welcome to EPZ a few uploads late, this is a way cute photo, you are off to a good start with your PF, varied and interesting.
sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2008 6:03PM
you really have capture a wonderful amount of detail in this shot jenny,

its a cracker

marc
27 Jun 2008 8:11AM
What a great image! I grew up on a farm but have never seen such an image! All of them at the same time at the milk bar! Docked on.
Made my morning,
Johanna
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2008 11:35AM
This is lovely and cute and a superb shot and deserves so many more votes Ina
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
5 Jul 2008 1:34AM
A delightful capture, here's a well deserved RC award
KangaGal 8 66 Australia
5 Jul 2008 7:54AM
Thankyou for the welcome Proz, thankyou Marc, Johanna & Ina and thankyou Ed for the RC. Cheers Jenny
Angi_Wallace 8 172 10 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2008 1:04AM
Super shot. angi
8 Jul 2008 1:12AM
Thats great, piglets always make me laugh!

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