Hog waterer mod

I picked up one of these 100 gallon stock tanks recently after Wayne of Green Acres Farm recommended them.  I …

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Pig Pillow

I went out to shut the doors to the chicken coop the other night when I spotted this. Margo and …

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Baby Pigs!

Well after a year or so of raising pigs we finally had our first successful farrowing on the farm! Trixie, …

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Minnesota Moonshine, our new Pig Feed.

Yep, you read that right, we’re getting the pigs all liquored up! Well, not really liquored up, but they are …

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Attack Pig!

Meet #422, our attack pig. She may not look like much, but she’s feistier than her 100# porcine figure would …

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Spring Cleaning: Chicken Coop

Now that the weather has taken a decidedly nicer turn, it’s time to do a little bit of spring cleaning. …

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Sick Pigs

A quick look in the feed trough this morning told me something was wrong with our big pigs. Leftover feed …

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Getting Springy

Our thermometer hasn’t hit a negative temperature reading in a few weeks. In fact, we’ve hit some pretty good above-freezing …

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The Great Farrowing Disaster of 2014

So about two weeks ago we had three pigs lined up to farrow their first litters. Hooray! Until we realized …

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Any day now

Our three gestating pigs are looking awfully pregnant. The two black pigs are about a week away from their due-dates. …

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