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Articles & Local History > 1919 - Six Legged Pig (Wetzell Farm)

Tampico Tornado, April 17, 1919


A pig with six legs was born recently at John Wetzell's farm north of town. The pig had four good legs and then two more hind ones thrown in for good measure one of which grew right up over its back. Mr Wetzell says that the prospects for four good hams on the pig were not very good but that if he could discover a breed that would grow four good rear legs and make four good hams he might be inclined to raise them.

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