November 7, 2023 9.00 am

Wilbur’s transatlantic trot: a pig’s expensive relocation from the States to Lincolnshire

Not even spiralling costs can ham-per Wilbur’s move, but his human family need your help

A Heckington-bound couple from North Carolina face a £15,000 dilemma as they navigate the challenging costs of bringing Wilbur, their pet pig, to Lincolnshire.

Wilbur, an eight-year-old Julianna pig, is classed as a pet in America. In the UK, he not only faces the label of livestock but also the accompanying slew of bureaucratic hurdles.


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