Daily Mail exposé: The computer consultants turned swineherds' Happy Pig farm was anything but. The pigs were forced to live in mud and squalor:
It all went horribly wrong:
Touring the farmers' markets, the owners of the Happy Pig Company trade on a growing consumer demand for meat from animals reared with kindness.
They charge £35 for a few 'organic' chops and pork joints in a pack bearing their logo of a smiling cartoon pig leaning on a wall.
They boast that the 'top quality, additive-free' pork comes from pampered pigs living free-range in a field close to the sea, eating 'only natural foods'.
But the truth about the 'happy pigs' kept by Andrew Dyer-Wright and Keith Barnett is that they have endured such squalor that several have died in their field and been left to rot in the mud.
At least they were organic.
When the farmers failed to clear the corpses away, the remaining pigs were so hungry that they turned cannibal and ate the dead pigs where they lay.
'I didn't know they were eating each other - and I'll certainly carry on with the Happy Pig Company when the investigation is over. The dead ones were happy pigs until they got hungry.'
Mr Dyer-Wright said: 'To have my own pigs was a dream come true. I don't know what's gone wrong.'
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