An orphaned piglet is won by sheep-farmer Hoggett. On the farm, Babe is adopted by Fly the sheepdog, and brought up with her puppies. As a result of warning Hoggett, when when rustlers come to the farm, Babe is given the chance to try sheep-herding. By asking nicely, he is able to secure the sheep's co-operation. Hoggett takes Babe into the the house and trains him for the forthcoming trials. At first things go badly wrong, but with the help of a special password, Babe and Hoggett score 100%.