Sunday, August 16, 2009

Japanese Pig Rodeo 2009 Video

The 26th Annual Japanese Pig Rodeo was recently held on Thursday, August 13, 2009 in Ehime Prefecture, which is Japan's pork production capital. There were 40 men and women who participated in this year's "Bacon Bronco" all going for the grand prize of 50,000 yen (about $520). All the pigs weighed about 100 kilograms and the attending audience just laughed and applauded the 'Pig Pokes' who were in the rodeo:




The original Japanese news story can be read on Asahi News

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