Category: Hogs

Lots of Mud, Lots of Piglets… all is good.

The main events these past three weeks have been piglets.  They are amazingly cute.  We’ve had three litters in the past three weeks, and I guess you win some, you lose some.  The most recent, yesterday’s, was six wee ones from the first of…

The Great Hog Migration

We’ve had a few other activities going on these past couple weeks, including another few dozen baby rabbit births, but no event has been so big as The Great Hog Migration.  It happened a good five weeks after we wanted it to, but the…

New Boar, Surprise Lambs, Stolen Truck… you know, the usual.

The Truck “Man, that’s a LOT of scrap metal!” That’s what I imagine the guy said when he saw our trailer, loaded down with our brand new hog huts, and at the time, connected to our truck, parked in the lot this guy happened…

A Busy Week & Our First Press!

We just wanted to do a quick post to let you know of a couple articles about the farm and to update you on goings-on this week.  Thanks to Bryan Sullivan for writing us up for the Carolina-Virginia Farmer, and to Adam Hayes for…

Piglets, piglets, piglets (x8)!!!!!!

They have arrived!!  We had our first gilt become a sow this morning, with her first litter! Graham even had his first experience watching momma in action, since she’d had four when he went to feed her this morning, and now seems to be…

Lambing Season, Bottle Babies, and Land Improvements

June’s started off splendidly, with the perfect combination of rain, sunshine, and heat, for our new lambs to frolick in bright green pastures, our garden to pump out vegetables for market, and our chickens to eat up all the insects and flies (and ticks!)…