Monthly Archives: February 2012

Holding Pattern – Mystery Photo

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Mystery Photo #1 What in the world?!? While checking the pigs out in the south field I found this. Any idea as to what it is?

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Winter Shoats

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Thriving Winter Shoats These are some of the shoats, young pigs, that came out of Blackie, Oreo and Double-Stuff early this winter. They have no memory of green pastures as they were born into the Vermont mountain winter. Snows came … Continue reading

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Ferrets Again!

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Luna & Sola We have ferrets again! The first ferrets we had came to us as older adults in November of 2008 and lived until 2011. In ferret years that made them quite old. We missed them a lot and … Continue reading

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Nan Piglets

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Nan Sleeping with Piglets Oodles of new piglets have been born this past month in the South Field Shed. The one’s above are with Nan, a two year old sow in the west middle nursery. She can go in and … Continue reading

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Big Tusks, Little Teeth

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Large Boar Tusks I’ll admit that ten years ago I didn’t know how much variety there was in pig teeth. When we had raised pigs as a kid we just went to finisher age of about 250 lbs. Those pigs … Continue reading

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