I Figured out the Barn!

I’m a very happy fellow these days. You see, I’ve just solved a three-year old dilemma that’s been aggravating me …

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Piglet Brooder

Since we got the new brooder all setup with a propane brooder, we’ve not had need of our old Hover …

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The Babes of Spring

Spring is doing it’s thing. That means that we’re running around trying to get a handle on all the new …

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Never Underestimate a Pig

The ferocious livestock guard dog puppies got a new dog feeder, one that holds a whole 50# bag of the …

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End of Summer

Hard to beleive it, but summer is coming to a close already. What have we been up to?  Well, it’s …

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Piglet gone wrong

Warning, this blog post is about a necropsy of a deceased piglet, which includes pictures. If this sort of thing …

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Replacement Gilt Blues

I decided to keep a few replacement gilts (young lady pigs) this spring.  I sorted out two of the best …

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Trough full of Piglets

The piglets are old enough to be transitioning over to feed. Today I gave them their first trough of feed …

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.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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