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    Micro pigs, the latest "mini" pet craze to hit Britain, are making their way stateside. Tanglewood Farm, a miniature animal farm in Canton, Ga., specializes in the miniature porcine. It can take "three months, three weeks and three days" to take home a baby piglet, according to the Tanglewood Web site. And they can blend in with other pets in the home.
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    "They make excellent pets and are easily housebroken," according to Tanglewood Farm. "They are not finicky eaters, don't bark and rarely shed. Their tremendous intelligence and amiable nature are quickly making them a strong contender as America's favorite house pet." Clothing is optional.
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    At birth, mini piggies are born around 3 pounds and will grow to be between 25 to 55 pounds.
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    Young piglets are around 3 inches tall and will grow to be 10 to 15 inches tall.
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    Miniature Vietnamese potbellied pigs came from Southeast Asia to the United States in the mid-'80s. Miniature pigs belong to the porcine family.
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    "The usual color is all black. Other rare colors include all white or black and white pintos with blue eyes. Miniature Potbellied Pigs have a sway back and a straight tail," according to Tanglewood Farm.
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    Micro pigs reach their sexual maturity within a couple of months and can produce 13 litters a year.
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    Micro pigs also have hair rather than fur, making them less troublesome than some dog breeds for allergy sufferers.
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    Micro pigs can cost from $700 to $1000 or higher.
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