"The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land."
-Abraham Lincoln

Do you own sheep and pigs?

Raise pigs for their meat and sheep for their wool?   Well, boy does mother nature have the solution for you!   You can combine your inventory.  Reduce the amount you spend on feed, increase space on your homestead for other animals/projects!   Do away with that old, tired system of raising a seperate pig and seperate sheep, opt instead for a sheep-pig!

I really thought this was a joke when I first heard about it but apparently they are 100% real.  They are called manglitsa.  I had no idea.   Apparently they are pretty tasty although I don't know how great they would be for fiber....

EDITED TO ADD:  The story of sheep pigs is apparently trending on Yahoo now.   I must be ahead of the times! lol