"God Pig King" weighs about 1876 kilograms, summer blowing electric fan, winter roasting stove-Australia
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The Three Gorges God Pig Festival will debut on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year, and the weighing result will be on the 21st day. The 1564 jin "shen pig" raised by Yingge believer Liao Guoqing won the special prize.
According to Taiwan's "China Times" report, the Three Gorges God Pig Festival will debut on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year. The weighing result will be on the 21st day. The 1564 jin (1 jin equals 600 grams) "shen pig" raised by Yingge believer Liao Guoqing Won a special prize. This sacred pig is served with an electric fan in summer and a heater in winter, and the feed is supplemented with (Yuwu) larvae. Liao also won the special prize 7 years ago, and he directly called it the patriarch's blessing.
The sacred pig festival is offered by the local Qigu surnames on a rotating basis. This year, 10 sacred pigs were introduced to participate. The temple completed the weighing operation yesterday. Liao Guoqing's 1564 jin sacred pigs won the championship and won five golden pigs.
Liao Guoqing said that when he saw the pig at the pig farm two years ago, he felt that he was very fond of him, and he went home and asked the ancestor to ask the ancestor. He was determined to buy it and entrusted it to Taoyuan Pingzhen. Of pig farmers.
In order to let the sacred pig grow up, he cooks 30 catties of porridge, mixed with oatmeal and feed every morning, and helps him to bathe, wipe his back, massage, and play music to keep the sacred pig happy. In summer, in addition to a few electric fans blowing, there is also water mist to cool down. In winter, the pigsty is surrounded to prevent cold winds and cold currents, and the heater must be removed; how much money it cost to raise this sacred pig, Liao would not disclose. The sacred pig will meet with believers on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year's Day on the birthday of Qingshui Patriarch.
Zhu Zenghong, executive director of the Taiwan Society of Animal Society, said that only the Three Gorges Ancestor Temple in Taiwan has a pig sacrifice. Even if it is not hosted by the temple, the temple provides gold medals to encourage believers, which is to encourage pig abuse in a disguised form. They will take action to resist. .
Liao Guoqing believes that they have been raising sacred pigs since the generation of their grandparents. This festival is an important cultural festival for the people of the Three Gorges. It should be respected, not opposed.