I was reading some news articles on cbc.ca and this one jumped out at me:
WOW. To sum up the story for you, a pair of guys (aged 19 and 20) stuffed 550 kgs (thats about 1200 lbs) of loud, dirty, smelly pigs into a compact car. They ate one (I hope they cooked it well) and sold the rest to “unsuspecting customers”.
We grew up on a pig farm (three of us still live at home), and I for one find this story completely absurd. Our parents would never have purchased pigs from two young guys in a compact car. I don’t know any farmers around here who would get involved with such a weird scam.
It kind of reminds me of a running joke around our home when we were younger. A friend or relative would knock on the door and then open it right away (we’re classic Canadians who leave our doors unlocked 24/7) and yell “Helloooo!” Typically, someone would yell back “go away! We don’t want any encyclopedias!”
And finally, it seems a though this is not the first time this has happened to this farmer! Thieves once butchered two pigs right in his barn and made off with the meat. I wonder if they were trained as butchers? More about the story here: