Monthly Archives: March 2006

Bonfires & Smores

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The weather has been exceedingly fine, warm and sunny. Amazingly, we have lost almost all of our snow. It is only the end of March and usually we still have a couple of feet of snow on the ground. Down … Continue reading

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Boar Meat

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I do not like castrating piglets at all. Neither does my wife or son like helping. It is not a pleasant task. It is even less pleasant for the piglets. There is a fair bit of research that suggests that … Continue reading

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Flop’s Piglets

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Yesterday morning Flop, one of the three youngest daughters of Big Pig, had her piglets. Her sisters should “pop” any day. Meanwhile in other news the weather can’t make up its mind. It snowed very lightly most of the day … Continue reading

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Curly’s Tale

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This is Curly, the runt of the approximately 60 piglets that were born this winter. I say runt but realize that while he was the smallest piglet by far even he is likely to grow to full size. It will … Continue reading

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