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Myakka's Les Kimes has been a part of the Pork Chop Revue since he was 2 years old. He works with six pigs to put together a show and travels across the country performing.

These little piggies go to the Manatee County Fair

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Myakka's Les Kimes has been a part of the Pork Chop Revue since he was 2 years old. He works with six pigs to put together a show and travels across the country performing.

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Les Kimes loves working with Mac, a 750-pound pig, during the Pork Chop Revue. Kimes' father, Boyd Kimes, started the show in 1956. Next year, the show will be celebrating its 65th anniversary.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Les Kimes loves working with Mac, a 750-pound pig, during the Pork Chop Revue. Kimes' father, Boyd Kimes, started the show in 1956. Next year, the show will be celebrating its 65th anniversary.

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Mac the pig waves to people.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Mac the pig waves to people.

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Mac receives a treat from Les Kimes after performing a trick. Kimes says as he shows respect for his animals, they respect him as well making training easier.

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Mac receives a treat from Les Kimes after performing a trick. Kimes says as he shows respect for his animals, they respect him as well making training easier.

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Mac is a 750-pound pig that does tricks for the Pork Chop Revue. He is the largest of six pigs in the show. Les Kimes, the leader of the Pork Chop Revue, says he keeps the pigs for their lifespan and keeps the pigs healthy.

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Mac is a 750-pound pig that does tricks for the Pork Chop Revue. He is the largest of six pigs in the show. Les Kimes, the leader of the Pork Chop Revue, says he keeps the pigs for their lifespan and keeps the pigs healthy.

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Les Kimes commands Mac to turn in a circle using a stool.

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Les Kimes commands Mac to turn in a circle using a stool.

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Les Kimes and his pig Mac wave.

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Les Kimes and his pig Mac wave.

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Les Kimes guides Mac as he pushes a stroller.

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Les Kimes guides Mac as he pushes a stroller.

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Louie rolls a barrel across the training area. During the Pork Chop Revue, Louie also uses his snout to roll out a red carpet.

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Louie rolls a barrel across the training area. During the Pork Chop Revue, Louie also uses his snout to roll out a red carpet.

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Louie rolls a barrel across the training area. During the Pork Chop Revue, Louie also uses his snout to roll out a red carpet.

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Louie rolls a barrel across the training area. During the Pork Chop Revue, Louie also uses his snout to roll out a red carpet.

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Louie is a 1-year-old pig works with Les Kimes in the Pork Chop Revue.

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Louie is a 1-year-old pig works with Les Kimes in the Pork Chop Revue.

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Sparky is the youngest pig in the show and is a ball of energy.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Sparky is the youngest pig in the show and is a ball of energy.

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Les Kimes pets Sparky. Kimes says he spends time with the animals and takes good care of them to show them he respects them.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Les Kimes pets Sparky. Kimes says he spends time with the animals and takes good care of them to show them he respects them.

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Sparky is the smallest pig in the Pork Chop Revue. He is the pig that will sit in the stroller that's pushed around by another pig.

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Sparky is the smallest pig in the Pork Chop Revue. He is the pig that will sit in the stroller that's pushed around by another pig.

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Les Kimes stands beside Mac while waving to the "America's Got Talent" judgets. The Pork Chop Revue made it to the quarter finals of the talent competition. Courtesy photo.

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Les Kimes stands beside Mac while waving to the "America's Got Talent" judgets. The Pork Chop Revue made it to the quarter finals of the talent competition. Courtesy photo.

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Les Kimes feeds one of his pigs. Courtesy photo.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 |

Les Kimes feeds one of his pigs. Courtesy photo.

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