.33 Pig Trough

It’s been two years since I made some of these pig troughs out of an empty 55 gallon barrel and …

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Spring Farrowing 2015

Today we pretty much finished up all the action around our spring farrowing.  We ear-notched, castrated and weighed all the …

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Outdoor Pig Feeders

I just picked up this pair of used outdoor pig feeders for a song. The old modified Smidley feeder wasn’t …

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Piglets!

Once again our farm is graced with the presence of a passel of fine-looking piglets. Our large black sow has …

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Ferocious Herding Dog & Friends

Bullitt, our Australian cattle dog (red heeler) has done quite a bit of growing since I first wrote about him. …

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Spring Cleaning

By this weekend our first sow should kick off our spring farrowing with her first litter. We’re still not setup …

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Little Blue Eggs

The weather has turned warmer and the days are getting longer. All this means that the chickens are starting to …

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Spring Thaw Problems

I know I shouldn’t complain about the recent warm-up that we’ve been experiencing.  From the look of it we could …

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Bad Stock Tanks, Good Stock Tanks.

This winter we’ve been figuring out how to keep feeding the wet distillers grains to our pigs in the below-freezing …

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