Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dead Pig!

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Who’s that Dead Pig? Sometimes you’re walking along and you come across a scene like this. Dang. What caused her to die? You start to wonder and go to examine her. Then she twitches her ear and cracks open an … Continue reading

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High View of Butcher Shop

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Looking Down on Butcher Shop I took this photo standing on top of our delivery van to get a little extra height while it was parked up hill of the butcher shop. Click on the image to get a much … Continue reading

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Eastern Sunset

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Eastern Sunset Because Sugar Mountain and Bear Ridge are too our west and south west we don’t get much in the way of western sunsets. Instead we look eastward to see the sunset colors on the clouds over the same … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Indicator

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Built in Pregnancy Indicator One of the questions I get a lot is how to tell if a pig is pregnant. Well, first, is it female? You think I jest but I had a government official who was here once … Continue reading

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Never Go Down to the End of the Town

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Kavi and Ben Cutting Christmas Tree …without me. James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree Took great Care of his Mother, Though he was only three. James James Said to his Mother, “Mother,” he said, said he; “You must never … Continue reading

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Deep Red

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Deep Red Petals Today I saw the message: Akismet has protected your site from 22,116 spam comments already. There’s nothing in your spam queue at the moment. 22,116. It all adds up. That’s a really nice number. I’m glad I … Continue reading

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Three Phase Power

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Daisy, Daisy The other day I mentioned that my new convertible runs on three phase electric power. We don’t have 3-phase power here at the farm so what’s a body to do? The electric company wanted $50,000 to upgrade us … Continue reading

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Pretty Pink Petals

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Pink Flower Out in the country you’ll often see signs “Fill Wanted” He’s a popular guy. Or in trouble. Some people may not understand what we do with Fill. If we can get him we buried Fill in the hill … Continue reading

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LX400 Ink Trick

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LX400 Label PrinterI’ve mentioned before that we use a Primera LX400 to print the labels for our products. It’s a great little printer, and no, unfortunately they aren’t paying me to say that. Still, it is a great little printer. … Continue reading

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Foam Faced

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Black Boar Walking This is our youngest breeding boar, Guy Noire. He is one of the triangle nosed pigs. He is a cross of Blackie, one of our top sows, and Spot, who used to be our top boar. In … Continue reading

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