We know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that all pigs are charismatic. With that in mind, and a strong sense of fun involved, the “Ugliest Pig” finalists have been named in the National Hog Farmer “Hogs are Beautiful” Photo Contest! A panel of editors considered comments from readers while choosing the finalists in the “Ugliest Pig” category. Now the voting is up to you.
To vote for your favorite ugly pig, click the "Comments" icon on the upper right corner above the picture box. Then, in your comments, refer to your favorite photo according to the number that is displayed farther to the right of the photos in the caption box on this webpage. For example, "I think photo number 1 should be the winner for ugliest pig."
Winners will be announced on Friday, July 20. Thank you to photographers Timothy J. Mauer, Crystal Wyatt and Rachel Ritland for these great photo submissions! See the gallery of “Prettiest Pigs” here. A photo gallery featuring all of the “Hogs are Beautiful” contest entries can be viewed here . To see a complete list of contest rules, click here .